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Synonyms of the noun acerbity

Equivalent words for the noun acerbity, that have the same number of characters:

  1. acrimony (8 letter word for acerbity)
    • plural: acrimonies
    • related term: acrimonious
  2. jaundice (8 letter word for acerbity)
    • plural: jaundices
    • related term: bejaundice
  3. tartness (8 letter word for acerbity)
    • plural: tartnesses
    • related terms: overtartness, overtartly, tartarian, tarten, tartine, tartish, tartlet, Tartlike, tarty, tarter, tartwoman, tartly

Equivalent words for the noun acerbity, that have more characters:

  1. bitterness (10 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for acerbity)
    • plural: bitternesses
    • related terms: overbitterness, overbitten, overbitter, bitterful, bitterish, bitterless, bitterling, bitterer, bitterly
  2. thorniness (10 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for acerbity)
    • plural: thorninesses
    • related terms: thornier, thornily

Hypernyms of the noun acerbity

More generic words for the noun acerbity, that have fewer characters:

  1. acidity (7 letter word)
    • plural: acidities
    • related terms: hyperacidity, hypoacidity, nonacidity, nonacidic, subacidity, subacidness, subacidly, superacidity, overacidity, peracidity, peracidite, preacidity, preacidness, preacidly, subacidness, subacidly, Acid-Free, acidic, acidify, acidite, Acidless, acidness, acidoid, acidy, acider, acidize, acidly
  2. ale (3 letter word)
    • plural: ales
    • related terms: alee, alen, alette, Alelike, aloid, alure, alive
  3. bitter (6 letter word)
    • plural: bitters
    • related terms: nonbitter, imbitter, forebitter, forebitten, overbitter, overbitten, bitterful, bitterish, bitterless, bitterling, bitterness, bitterer, bitterly
  4. enmity (6 letter word)
    • plural: enmities
  5. pH (2 letter word, the shortest hypernym for acerbity)
  6. sour (4 letter word)
    • plural: sours
    • related terms: disour, besour, dissour, oversour, oversourness, oversourly, souren, sourish, sourling, sourness, soury, sourer, sourly
  7. taste (5 letter word)
    • plural: tastes
    • related terms: countertaste, counter-taste, distaste, foretaste, foretaster, mistaste, outtaste, pretaste, pretaster, retaste, Retaster, tasten, tasty, tastable, taster, Tastant

More generic words for the noun acerbity, that have the same number of characters:

  1. cocktail (8 letter word)
  2. sourness (8 letter word)
    • plural: sournesses
    • related terms: oversourness, oversourly, souren, sourish, sourling, soury, sourer, sourly

More generic words for the noun acerbity, that have more characters:

  1. disagreeableness (16 letter word, the longest hypernym for acerbity)
    • plural: disagreeablenesses
    • related term: disagree
  2. disposition (11 letter word)
    • plural: dispositions
    • related terms: indisposition, misdisposition, predisposition, redisposition, dispositor, dispositive
  3. hostility (9 letter word)
    • plural: hostilities
    • related terms: nonhostility, prohostility, semihostility, overhostility, prehostility, hostilize
  4. temperament (11 letter word)
    • plural: temperaments
    • related terms: intemperament, temperative
  5. unpleasantness (14 letter word)
    • plural: unpleasantnesses
    • related terms: unpleasure, unpleasable, unpleasant, unpleasive

More generic phrases for the noun acerbity, that have the same number of characters:

  1. ill will (8 character phrase)
  2. pH scale (8 character phrase)

More generic phrases for the noun acerbity, that have more characters:

  1. gustatory perception (20 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for acerbity)
  2. gustatory sensation (19 character phrase)
  3. ill nature (10 character phrase)
  4. taste perception (16 character phrase)
  5. taste property (14 character phrase)
  6. taste sensation (15 character phrase)

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

  1. acid (4 letter word)
    • related terms: anacid, anacidity, peracid, peracidite, peracidity, Photoacid, preacid, preacidness, preacidity, preacidly, subacid, subacidness, subacidity, subacidly, Acid-Free, acidic, acidify, acidite, Acidless, acidness, acidoid, acidy, acider, acidize, acidity, acidly
  2. bile (4 letter word)
    • related terms: debile, debility, Bileful, bilify, bilious
  3. bite (4 letter word)
    • inflections: bit, bitten, biting, bites
    • related terms: debite, Debitage, debitable, debitor, combite, overbite, rebite, underbite, biteless, biteable, biter
  4. choler (6 letter word)
    • related terms: Choleretic, choleric, cholerine, choleroid
  5. dryness (7 letter word)
  6. edge (4 letter word)
    • inflections: edged, edging, edges
    • related terms: unedge, disedge, outedge, overedge, underedge, edgy, edger
  7. gall (4 letter word)
    • inflections: galled, galling, galls
    • related terms: egall, egalite, egality, egally, gallery, gallian, gallic, galline, gallish, Gallite, gall-like, gally, gallate, galler, gallous, gallize, gallant
  8. grip (4 letter word)
    • inflections: gripped, gripping, gript, grips
    • related terms: ungrip, regrip, gripless, gripment, gripy, Gription, gripman
  9. point (5 letter word)
    • inflections: pointed, pointing, points
    • related terms: autopoint, counterpoint, dispoint, forepoint, forepointer, interpoint, mispoint, outpoint, repoint, Subpoint, underpoint, uppoint, pointage, pointal, Pointee, pointful, pointless, pointlet, Pointlike, Pointling, pointment, pointure, pointy, pointable, pointer, pointman, pointwise
  10. rancor (6 letter word)
    • related term: rancorous
  11. rigor (5 letter word)
  12. spleen (6 letter word)
    • related terms: spleenful, spleenish, spleenless, spleeny
  13. sting (5 letter word)
    • inflections: stung, stinging, stings
    • related terms: unsting, costing, contrasting, foresting, outsting, resting, stingless, stingy, stinger
  14. teeth (5 letter word)
    • related terms: foreteeth, teethful, teethless, teethlike, teethy, teether, Teethly

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

  1. acidness (8 letter word)
    • related terms: preacidness, preacidity, preacidly, subacidness, subacidity, subacidly, Acid-Free, acidic, acidify, acidite, Acidless, acidoid, acidy, acider, acidize, acidity, acidly
  2. acridity (8 letter word)
    • related terms: subacridity, subacridness, subacridly, acridian, acridic, acridine, acridness, acrider, acridly
  3. asperity (8 letter word)
    • related terms: asperite, asperness, asperate, asperous, aspersion, asperation, asperly
  4. dourness (8 letter word)
    • related terms: dourade, dourine, dourer, dourly
  5. keenness (8 letter word)
    • related terms: overkeenness, overkeenly, keener, keenly
  6. mordancy (8 letter word)
  7. piquancy (8 letter word)
  8. pungency (8 letter word)
  9. rankling (8 letter word)
    • related terms: rankless, rankly
  10. severity (8 letter word)
    • related terms: overseverity, several, severish, severy, severable, severate, severance, severer, severize, severization, severation
  11. soreness (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unsoreness, soral, soree, sorer, sorely
  12. verjuice (8 letter word)
  13. violence (8 letter word)

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

  1. acescency (9 letter word)
    • related terms: acescence, acescent
  2. acidulousness (13 letter word)
    • related terms: acidulate, acidulous, acidulant, acidulent, acidulation
  3. acridness (9 letter word)
    • related terms: subacridness, subacridity, subacridly, acridian, acridic, acridine, acrider, acridity, acridly
  4. animosity (9 letter word)
  5. astringence (11 letter word)
    • related terms: astringer, astringent
  6. astringency (11 letter word)
    • related terms: astringence, astringer, astringent
  7. bitingness (10 letter word)
    • related term: bitingly
  8. causticity (10 letter word)
    • related terms: overcausticity, overcaustic, caustical, causticism, causticness, causticize, causticization, causticly
  9. causticness (11 letter word)
    • related terms: caustical, causticism, causticize, causticization, causticity, causticly
  10. corrosiveness (13 letter word)
    • related terms: corrosible, corrosive
  11. crabbedness (11 letter word)
    • related term: crabbedly
  12. cuttingness (11 letter word)
    • related term: cuttingly
  13. fierceness (10 letter word)
    • related terms: overfierceness, fiercen, fiercer, fiercly
  14. greenness (9 letter word)
    • related terms: greenage, greenery, greenhood, Greenify, greenish, Greenism, greenless, greenlet, greenling, greenware, greeny, greenable, greener, greenly, Greenward
  15. harshness (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unharshness, unharshly, overharshness, overharshly, preharshness, harshen, harshish, harshlet, harsher, harshly
  16. heartburning (12 letter word)
  17. hyperacidity (12 letter word)
  18. incisiveness (12 letter word)
    • related terms: unincisiveness, unincisive, incisal, incisure, incisor, incisive
  19. mordacity (9 letter word)
    • related term: mordacious
  20. piercingness (12 letter word)
    • related term: piercingly
  21. poignancy (9 letter word)
  22. roughness (9 letter word)
    • related terms: overroughness, overroughly, roughage, roughen, roughish, roughsome, roughy, rougher, roughly
  23. sharpness (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unsharpness, unsharpen, unsharply, oversharpness, sharpen, sharpish, sharpite, sharpling, sharpware, sharpy, sharply
  24. sourishness (11 letter word)
    • related term: sourishly
  25. stabbingness (12 letter word)
    • related term: stabbingly
  26. stridency (9 letter word)
    • related terms: overstridency, overstridence, overstrident
  27. stringency (10 letter word)
    • related terms: astringency, astringence, astringer, astringent, constringency, constringent, restringency, restringer, restringent
  28. subacidity (10 letter word)
    • related terms: subacidness, subacidly
  29. surliness (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unsurliness, unsurlily, surlier, surlily
  30. tartishness (11 letter word)
    • related term: tartishly
  31. trenchancy (10 letter word)
  32. unripeness (10 letter word)
  33. unsweetness (11 letter word)
    • related terms: unsweeten, unsweetly
  34. vehemence (9 letter word)
    • related terms: overvehemence, overvehement, vehement
  35. vinegariness (12 letter word)
  36. vinegarishness (14 letter word)
  37. virulence (9 letter word)
    • related terms: avirulence, avirulent, virulent
  38. acerbic (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unacerbic, acerbate, acerber, Acerbation, acerbity, acerbly
  39. acerbate (8 letter word)
    • related terms: exacerbate, exacerbation, acerbic, acerber, Acerbation, acerbity, acerbly
  40. acerber (7 letter word)
    • related terms: acerbic, acerbate, Acerbation, acerbity, acerbly
  41. Acerbation (10 letter word)
    • related terms: exacerbation, exacerbate, acerbic, acerbate, acerber, acerbity, acerbly
  42. acerbly (7 letter word)

Related phrases for the term acerbity:

  1. bitter pill (11 character phrase)
  2. bitter resentment (17 character phrase)
  3. bitterness of spirit (20 character phrase)
  4. gall and wormwood (17 character phrase)
  5. gnashing of teeth (17 character phrase)
  6. hard feelings (13 character phrase)
  7. slow burn (9 character phrase)

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