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1. Unpleasantly sharp, pungent, or bitter to the taste or smell. See Synonyms at bitter.
2. Caustic in language or tone: an acrid political campaign.
a·crid′i·ty (ə-krĭd′ĭ-tē), ac′rid·ness n.
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|Noun||1.||acridness - extreme bitterness; "the acridity of alkali"|
|2.||acridness - the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone|
disagreeableness - the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant