sapidity


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sap·id

 (săp′ĭd)
adj.
1.
a. Perceptible to the sense of taste; having flavor.
b. Having a strong pleasant flavor; savory.
2. Pleasing to the mind; engaging.

[Latin sapidus, from sapere, to taste; see sep- in Indo-European roots.]

sa·pid′i·ty (să-pĭd′ĭ-tē, sə-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sapidity - the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouthsapidity - the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation - the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
lemon - a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
vanilla - a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans
2.sapidity - a pleasant flavor
flavorsomeness, flavoursomeness, savoriness - having an appetizing flavor
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To traverse the crowded courtyard for some juice of dubious sapidity, not to mention dubious coldness, for even if the juice vendor had the strength to carry the weight of the buckets plus that of the juice plus that of the ice, a strength he doesn't seem to have, he probably loaded the ice early in the morning so it must be all melted by now, yuck, well, hold on, why do I have to traverse anything?
As the vegetable matures it begins to lose some of its sapidity.
Its structure overwhelms the palate with a velvety softness while tingling with sapidity.