acerbity

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a·cer·bi·ty

 (ə-sûr′bĭ-tē)
n. pl. a·cer·bi·ties
Sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone.

acerbity

(əˈsɜːbɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. vitriolic or embittered speech, temper, etc
2. sourness or bitterness of taste
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acerbity - a sharp bitterness
bitter, bitterness - the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
2.acerbity - a sharp sour tasteacerbity - a sharp sour taste      
acidity, sourness, sour - the property of being acidic
3.acerbity - a rough and bitter manneracerbity - a rough and bitter manner    
disagreeableness - an ill-tempered and offensive disposition

acerbity

noun
Translations
BitterkeitSauerkeit

acerbity

[əˈsɜːbɪtɪ] N
1. [of taste] → acritud f, aspereza f
2. (fig) → mordacidad f

acerbity

[əˈsɜːrbɪti] n [humour, wit] → aigreur f

acerbity

nSchärfe f
References in classic literature ?
my dear fellow beings, why should we longer cherish any social acerbities, or know the slightest ill-humor or envy
At this point Ishmael launches into a panegyric in honor of universal peace and brotherhood: "My dear fellow beings, why should we longer cherish any social acerbities, or know the slightest ill-humor or envy
My dear fellow beings, why should we longer cherish any social acerbities, or know the slightest ill-humor or envy