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Synonyms of the adjective acerbic

The adjective acerbic has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the adjective acerbic, that have fewer characters:

  1. acerb (5 letter word for acerbic)
    • degrees: more acerb, most acerb, acerber, acerbest
    • related terms: acerbic, acerbate, acerber, Acerbation, acerbity, acerbly
  2. acid (4 letter word, the shortest synonym for acerbic)
    • degrees: more acid, most acid, acider, acidest
    • related terms: biacid, diacid, diacidic, triacid, tetracid, pentacid, antiacid, anti-acid, hyperacid, hyperacidity, hypoacid, hypoacidity, monoacid, monoacidic, nonacid, nonacidic, nonacidity, Orthoacid, polyacid, pseudoacid, pyroacid, semiacid, semiacidic, subacid, subacidness, subacidity, subacidly, superacid, superacidity, super-acid, anacid, anacidity, peracid, peracidite, peracidity, Photoacid, preacid, preacidness, preacidity, preacidly, subacidness, subacidity, subacidly, Acid-Free, acidic, acidify, acidite, Acidless, acidness, acidoid, acidy, acider, acidize, acidity, acidly
  3. acrid (5 letter word for acerbic)
    • degrees: more acrid, most acrid, acrider, acridest
    • related terms: subacrid, subacridness, subacridity, subacridly, subacridness, subacridity, subacridly, acridian, acridic, acridine, acridness, acrider, acridity, acridly
  4. bitter (6 letter word for acerbic)
    • degrees: more bitter, most bitter, bitterer, bitterest
    • related terms: nonbitter, unbitter, unbitten, imbitter, forebitter, forebitten, overbitter, overbitten, bitterful, bitterish, bitterless, bitterling, bitterness, bitterer, bitterly

Equivalent word for the adjective acerbic, that has the same number of characters:

  1. caustic (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: anticaustic, noncaustic, uncaustic, overcaustic, caustical, causticism, causticness, causticize, causticization, causticity, causticly

Equivalent word for the adjective acerbic, that has more characters:

  1. astringent (10 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for acerbic)
    • related terms: nonastringent, pseudoastringent, subastringent, astringence, astringer
  2. blistering (10 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for acerbic)
  3. sulfurous (9 letter word for acerbic)
  4. sulphurous (10 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for acerbic)
    • related terms: hyposulphurous, hyposulphuric, nonsulphurous, hydrosulphurous, hydrosulphuric, sulphurage, sulphurette, sulphuric, sulphurless, sulphurlike, sulphury, sulphurate, sulphureous, sulphurious, sulphurize, sulphurization, sulphuration, sulphurity
  5. virulent (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: Hypervirulent, nonvirulent, Nonvirulence, polyvirulent, supervirulent, avirulent, avirulence, unvirulent, virulence
  6. vitriolic (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: nonvitriolic, vitrioline, vitriolling, vitriolate, vitriolize, vitriolization, vitriolation

Related words for the term acerbic, that have fewer characters:

  1. acidic (6 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unacidic, Acid-Free, acidify, acidite, Acidless, acidness, acidoid, acidy, acider, acidize, acidity, acidly
  2. biting (6 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: debiting, Debitage, debitable, debitor, unbiting, biteless, biteable, biter
  3. coarse (6 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: uncoarse, coarsen, coarsish, coarser
  4. crab (4 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: crabbed, crabbing, crabs
    • related terms: crablet, crablike, craber, crabman, crabwise
  5. dry (3 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: dried, drying, dries
    • related terms: adry, undry, overdry, overdriness, overdrily, predry, redry, underdry, updry, drier, drily
  6. green (5 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: greened, greening, greens
    • related terms: ungreen, ungreenable, Microgreen, outgreen, regreen, Retrogreen, undergreen, greenage, greenery, greenhood, Greenify, greenish, Greenism, greenless, greenlet, greenling, greenness, greenware, greeny, greenable, greener, greenly, Greenward
  7. hard (4 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unhard, unharden, unhardness, unhardy, forehard, overhard, overharden, overhardness, overhardy, Prehard, harden, hardish, hardness, hardship, hardware, hardy, harder, Hardman, hardly
  8. harsh (5 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unharsh, unharshness, unharshly, overharsh, overharshness, overharshly, preharsh, preharshness, harshen, harshish, harshlet, harshness, harsher, harshly
  9. keen (4 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: keened, keening, keens
    • related terms: Unkeen, overkeen, overkeenness, overkeenly, keenness, keener, keenly
  10. rough (5 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: roughed, roughing, roughs
    • related terms: unrough, overrough, overroughness, overroughly, roughage, roughen, roughish, roughness, roughsome, roughy, rougher, roughly
  11. sec (3 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: exsec, exsecant, exsection, cosec, cosecant, microsec, microsection, secern, secess, secure, secy, secable, secant, section, sective
  12. severe (6 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unsevere, unseverable, oversevere, overseverity, persevere, perseverate, perseverance, perseverant, perseveration, perseverative, several, severish, severy, severable, severate, severance, severer, severize, severization, severation, severity
  13. sharp (5 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: sharped, sharping, sharps
    • related terms: unsharp, unsharpen, unsharpness, unsharply, A-sharp, outsharp, outsharpen, oversharp, oversharpness, undersharp, sharpen, sharpish, sharpite, sharpling, sharpness, sharpware, sharpy, sharply
  14. sore (4 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: sored, soring, sores
    • related terms: unsore, soral, soree, soreness, sorer, sorely
  15. sour (4 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: soured, souring, sours
    • related terms: unsour, unsourness, unsourly, dissour, oversour, oversourness, oversourly, souren, sourish, sourling, sourness, soury, sourer, sourly
  16. soured (6 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unsoured, unsourness, unsourly, souren, sourish, sourling, sourness, soury, sourer, sourly
  17. tart (4 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: tarted, tarting, tarts
    • related terms: overtart, overtartness, overtartly, tartarian, tarten, tartine, tartish, tartlet, Tartlike, tartness, tarty, tarter, tartwoman, tartly
  18. unripe (6 letter word for acerbic)

Related words for the term acerbic, that have the same number of characters:

  1. acetose (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related term: acetosity
  2. burning (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unburning, unburnable, inburning, outburning, burnish, Burnlike, burny, burnable, burner, burnous
  3. crabbed (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: crablet, crablike, craber, crabman, crabwise
  4. cutting (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: incutting, intercutting, miscutting, outcutting, overcutting, recutting, undercutting, upcutting, cutify, cutlet, cutling, cuter, cutization
  5. mordant (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: mordanted, mordanting, mordants
    • related terms: unmordant, mordancy, mordantly
  6. pickled (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unpickled, pickler
  7. piquant (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: piquancy, piquantness, piquantly
  8. pungent (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: pungency, pungently
  9. rankled (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unrankled, rankless, rankly
  10. sourish (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: sourishness, sourishly
  11. stewing (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: steward, stewish, Stewlike, stewy, stewable
  12. tartish (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: tartishness, tartishly
  13. unsweet (7 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unsweeten, unsweetness, unsweetly

Related words for the term acerbic, that have more characters:

  1. acerbate (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • inflections: acerbated, acerbating, acerbates
    • related terms: exacerbate, exacerbation, acerbic, acerber, Acerbation, acerbity, acerbly
  2. acescent (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related term: acescence
  3. acidulent (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: acidulate, acidulous, acidulant, acidulation
  4. acidulous (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: subacidulous, acidulate, acidulant, acidulent, acidulation
  5. acrimonious (11 letter word for acerbic)
    • related term: unacrimonious
  6. amaroidal (9 letter word for acerbic)
  7. asperous (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: asperite, asperness, asperate, aspersion, asperation, asperity, asperly
  8. choleric (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: uncholeric, Choleretic, cholerine, choleroid
  9. corroding (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: corrody, corrodible, corroder, corrodant, corrodent
  10. corrosive (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: incorrosive, corrosible
  11. embittered (10 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unembittered, embitter
  12. escharotic (10 letter word for acerbic)
  13. incisive (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unincisive, incisal, incisure, incisor
  14. irritating (10 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unirritating, unirritable, unirritant, unirritative, irritable, irritate, irritant, irritation, irritative
  15. mordacious (10 letter word for acerbic)
    • related term: mordacity
  16. penetrating (11 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unpenetrating, unpenetrable, unpenetrant, unpenetrative, interpenetrating, interpenetrable, interpenetrate, interpenetrant, interpenetration, interpenetrative, prepenetrating, prepenetrate, prepenetration, penetral, penetrable, penetrate, penetrance, penetrant, penetration, penetrative
  17. piercing (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unpiercing, transpiercing, Piercee, piercer, piercent
  18. poignant (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unpoignant, unpoignard, poignancy, poignantly
  19. rancorous (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related term: unrancorous
  20. resentful (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unresentful, unresty, resentless, resentment, Resentable, resentence, resenter, resentive
  21. resenting (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unresenting, unresty, resentful, resentless, resentment, Resentable, resentence, resenter, resentive
  22. scathing (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: scathful, scathy
  23. scorching (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unscorching, Scorchy, scorcher
  24. splenetic (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unsplenetic, splenetive
  25. stabbing (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: restabbing, restabling, stabling, stably
  26. stinging (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unstinging, outstinging, restinging, restingly, stingless, stingy, stinger
  27. trenchant (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: intrenchant, intrenchment, intrencher, trenchancy, trenchantness, trenchantly
  28. unsweetened (11 letter word for acerbic)
  29. vinegarish (10 letter word for acerbic)
  30. vinegary (8 letter word for acerbic)
    • related term: vinegariness
  31. withering (9 letter word for acerbic)
    • related terms: unwithering, witherite, witherling, withery, witherer, witherly, Witherward
  32. unacerbic (9 letter word)
  33. acerber (7 letter word)
    • related terms: acerbic, acerbate, Acerbation, acerbity, acerbly
  34. Acerbation (10 letter word)
    • related terms: exacerbation, exacerbate, acerbic, acerbate, acerber, acerbity, acerbly
  35. acerbity (8 letter word)
    • related terms: acerbic, acerbate, acerber, Acerbation, acerbly
  36. acerbly (7 letter word)

Related phrases for the term acerbic:

  1. bitter as gall (14 character phrase for acerbic)
  2. sour as vinegar (15 character phrase for acerbic)

Other related term for the term acerbic:

  1. nose-tickling (13 character term for acerbic)

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