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acerbity

noun

1 acerbity

A sharp bitterness.

Roget 907: malevolence; bad intent, bad intention; unkindness, diskindness; ill nature, ill will, ill blood; bad blood; enmity etc. 889; hate etc. ... show more



2 acerbity

A sharp sour taste.

synonym: tartness.

Roget 901: irascibility, irascibleness, temper; crossness etc. adj.; susceptibility, procacity, petulance, irritability, tartness, acerbity, protervity; pugnacity ... show more

3 acerbity

A rough and bitter manner.

synonyms: acrimony, bitterness, jaundice, tartness, thorniness.

Roget 900: resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation; exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation.    pique, umbrage, huff, miff, ... show more

Roget 895: discourtesy; ill breeding; ill manners, bad manners, ungainly manners; insuavity; uncourteousness, etc. adj.; rusticity, inurbanity; illiberality, incivility displacency.    ... show more

Roget 392b: bitterness, acridness, acridity, acrimony; caustic, alkali; acerbity; gall, wormwood; bitters, astringent bitters.    Angostura [additive for alcoholic beverages], aromatic bitters.    ... show more

Roget 395: unsavoriness etc. adj.; amaritude; acrimony, acridity (bitterness) 392.2; roughness etc. (sour) 397; acerbity, austerity; ... show more

Dutch: bitsheid, boosheid, bitterheid


Moby thesaurus: acescency, acid, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, animosity, asperity, astringence, astringency, bile, bite, bitingness, bitter pill, bitter resentment, bitterness, bitterness of spirit, causticity ... show more.

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