Sourness


Sourness
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Sourness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sourness
sourness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acid
acid
acidity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acetous fermentation
acetous fermentation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ vinegar
vinegar
verjuice
crab
alum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ acetic acid
acetic acid
lactic acid
PARAG:Sourness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be sour
be sour
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sour
sour
turn sour
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set the teeth on edge
set the teeth on edge
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render sour
render sour
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ acidify
acidify
acidulate
PARAG:Sourness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sour
sour
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ acid
acid
acidulous
acidulated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tart
tart
crabbed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ acetous
acetous
acetose
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ acerb
acerb
acetic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sour as vinegar
sour as vinegar
sourish
acescent
subacid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ styptic
styptic
hard
rough

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Sourness — Sour ness, n. The quality or state of being sour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sourness — noun The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities. 1811 Mrs. Ferrars was a little, thin woman, upright, even to formality, in her figure, and serious, even to sourness , in her aspect. Jane Austen, Sense and… …   Wiktionary

  • sourness — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Acid taste Nouns 1. sourness, acid[ity], acerbity, acridity, astringency, tartness, rancidness, unsavoriness. See taste, pungency, discord. 2. (sour substance) vinegar, acetum, verjuice, acetic acid, alum; …   English dictionary for students

  • sourness — sour ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a sharp taste like lemon or vinegar. 2) tasting or smelling rancid from fermentation or staleness. 3) resentful, bitter, or angry. ► NOUN ▪ a cocktail made by mixing a spirit with lemon or lime juice. ► VERB ▪ make or… …   English terms dictionary

  • sourness — noun see sour I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sourness — See sourish. * * * …   Universalium

  • sourness — Synonyms and related words: Faustianism, acerbity, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, anger, animosity, animus, asperity, astringence, astringency, atonalism, atonality, bad blood, bad humor, bad temper, bile, biliousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sourness — sour·ness || saÊŠÉ™rnɪs n. acidity, sour flavor; bitterness, disillusionment, resentment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sourness — n. 1. Acidity, tartness, sharpness. 2. Acrimony, asperity, moroseness, harshness, crabbedness, churlishness, peevishness, discontent, crossness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sourness — sour·ness …   English syllables


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