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acridity

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Synonyms and Antonyms of acridity

  1. 1 a harsh or sharp quality the acridity of the stand-up's comic rant was a little unexpected Synonyms of acridity acerbity, acidity, acidness, edge, acridness, acrimoniousness, acrimony, acuteness, asperity, bite, bitterness, harshness, keenness, poignance, poignancy, pungency, roughness, sharpness, tartnessWords Related to acridity ginger, punch, spice, tang; raucousness, severeness, severity, shrillness, virulence, vitriol; cattiness, maliciousness; pointedness, thorninessNear Antonyms of acridity gentleness, kindlinessAntonyms of acridity mildness, softness

  2. 2 biting sharpness of feeling or expression the acridity of the supervisor's reprimands was detrimental to morale in the department Synonyms of acridity acidity, acidness, acrimony, acridness, asperity, bile, bitterness, cattiness, corrosiveness, mordancy, tartness, virulence, virulency, vitriolWords Related to acridity gruffness, harshness, hostility, relentlessness, severity, sternness, vehemence; coldness, crossness, discourteousness, iciness, impoliteness, incivility, nastiness, rudeness, sourness, surliness, ungraciousness; anger, animosity, gall, jaundice, malevolence, malice, rancor, scorn, spite, spleen, venom, vindictiveness; jealousy, pique, resentment, sour grapesNear Antonyms of acridity civility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, geniality, graciousness, kindness, politeness, tactfulness; compassion, softness, sweetness, sympathy, tenderness, warmth; oiliness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity, unctuousness, urbanity


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