hyperacidity

noun

hy·​per·​acid·​i·​ty ˌhī-pər-ə-ˈsi-də-tē How to pronounce hyperacidity (audio)
: the condition of containing more than the normal amount of acid
hyperacid adjective

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hyperacidity was circa 1890

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“Hyperacidity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperacidity. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

hyperacidity

noun
hy·​per·​acid·​i·​ty ˌhī-pə-rə-ˈsid-ət-ē How to pronounce hyperacidity (audio)
: the condition of containing more than the normal amount of acid
hyperacid adjective

Medical Definition

hyperacidity

noun
hy·​per·​acid·​i·​ty ˌhī-pə-rə-ˈsid-ət-ē How to pronounce hyperacidity (audio)
plural hyperacidities
: the condition of containing more than the normal amount of acid
hyperacid adjective
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