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1. sourness

noun. the property of being acidic.

Synonyms

  • vinegariness
  • vinegarishness
  • sour
  • tartness
  • taste property
  • acerbity

Antonyms

  • sweet
  • unsoured
  • good-natured
  • fragrant

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • sour (English)
  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. sourness

noun. the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth.

Synonyms

  • gustatory perception
  • taste
  • sour
  • tartness
  • taste perception
  • gustatory sensation
  • taste sensation
  • acidulousness

Antonyms

  • harmonious
  • agreeableness
  • tasty
  • unpalatability

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • sour (English)
  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sourness

noun. a sullen moody resentful disposition.

Synonyms

  • sullenness
  • sulkiness
  • ill nature

Antonyms

  • alkalinity
  • tasteful
  • tasteless
  • abstain

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • sour (English)
  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word sourness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Another way to correct the sourness of a cocktail is to add more of the original ingredients to the drink.

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