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The degree to which something is piquant, stimulating or exciting.
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  1. The degree to which something is piquant, stimulating or exciting.
The state of being pungent.
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That which acts as an astringent, causing contraction of soft tissue to restrict the flow of blood.
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  1. That which acts as an astringent, causing contraction of soft tissue to restrict the flow of blood.
  2. An astringent taste.
The degree of this
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  1. The degree of this
  2. The state, quality, or degree of being acid.
  3. Acid quality or condition; sourness
Sharpness, bitterness, or harshness of temper, words, etc.
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  1. Sharpness, bitterness, or harshness of temper, words, etc.
  2. Sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone.
  3. A sour, astringent quality
The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities.
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  1. The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities.
Distastefulness; unpleasantness
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  1. Distastefulness; unpleasantness
The characteristic of being briny.
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  1. The characteristic of being briny.
(Of food etc) pungency or acidity
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  1. (Of food etc) pungency or acidity
  2. (Uncountable) the cutting ability of an edge; keenness
  3. (Countable) The product or result of being sharp.
The quality of being harsh.
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An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
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  1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
  2. (Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
  3. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
The state or quality of being tedious, of requiring great care.
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  1. The state or quality of being tedious, of requiring great care.
  2. The state or quality of being painful, of causing pain.
A measure of how virulent a thing is
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  1. A measure of how virulent a thing is
  2. Bitter animosity; venom; rancor
  3. The relative infectiousness of a microorganism causing disease
Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
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  1. Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
  2. Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
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  1. A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
  2. A sudden or intense emotion:
  3. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
The quality or state of being grievous
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  1. The quality or state of being grievous
The state or quality of being mordant.
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  1. The state or quality of being mordant.
A poisonous secretion of an animal, such as a snake, spider, or scorpion, usually transmitted to prey or to attackers by a bite or sting.
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  1. A poisonous secretion of an animal, such as a snake, spider, or scorpion, usually transmitted to prey or to attackers by a bite or sting.
  2. The poison secreted by some snakes, spiders, insects, etc., introduced into the body of the victim by bite or sting
  3. Any of various poisonous substances secreted by certain snakes, spiders, scorpions, and insects and transmitted to a victim by a bite or sting. Venoms are highly concentrated fluids that typically consist of dozens or hundreds of powerful enzymes, peptides, and smaller organic compounds. These compounds target and disable specific chemicals in the victim, damaging cellular and organ system function. Snake venoms, for example, contain substances that block platelet aggregation (causing bleeding) and that prevent the release of acetylcholine by nerve endings (causing muscle paralysis). Many substances contained in venoms are under investigation for use as pharmaceuticals.
The quality of being harsh.
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Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
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  1. Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
  2. Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.
A continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice
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  1. A continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice
  2. Bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will:
A feeling of displeasure and indignation, from a sense of being injured or offended
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  1. A feeling of displeasure and indignation, from a sense of being injured or offended
  2. Indignation or ill will stemming from a feeling of having been wronged or offended.
A skin sore caused by friction and abrasion:
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  1. A skin sore caused by friction and abrasion:
  2. An abnormal swelling of plant tissue, caused by injury or by parasitic organisms such as insects, mites, nematodes, and bacteria. Parasites stimulate the production of galls by secreting chemical irritants on or in the plant tissue. Galls stimulated by egg-laying parasites typically provide a protective environment in which the eggs can hatch and the pupae develop, and they usually do only minor damage to the host plant. Gall-stimulating fungi and microorganisms, such as the bacterium that causes crown gall, are generally considered to be plant diseases.
  3. Irritation or annoyance, or a cause of this
The attitudes or beliefs of a cynical person
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  1. The attitudes or beliefs of a cynical person
  2. (Uncountable) an emotion of jaded negativity, or a general distrust of the integrity or professed motives of other people. Cynicism can manifest itself by frustration, disillusionment and distrust in regard to organizations, authorities and other aspects of society, often due to previous bad experience. Cynics often view others as motivated solely by disguised self-interest.
  3. (Uncountable) a distrustful attitude
A sour, astringent quality
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  1. A sour, astringent quality
  2. Sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone.
  3. Sharpness, bitterness, or harshness of temper, words, etc.
Severity; rigor.
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  1. Severity; rigor.
  2. Harshness of manner; ill temper or irritability.
  3. Roughness or harshness, as of surface, sound, weather, etc. or of circumstances
(Uncountable) The state of being embittered
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being embittered
  2. (Countable) Something which embitters
The state of being hostile; antagonism or enmity.
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  1. The state of being hostile; antagonism or enmity.
  2. An expression of enmity and ill will; hostile act
  3. A feeling of enmity, ill will, unfriendliness, etc.; antagonism
Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
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  1. Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
  2. Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.
(Countable) Something which embitters
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  1. (Countable) Something which embitters
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being embittered
Bitter feeling; rancor
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  1. Bitter feeling; rancor
  2. A skin sore caused by friction and abrasion:
  3. An abnormal swelling of plant tissue, caused by injury or by parasitic organisms such as insects, mites, nematodes, and bacteria. Parasites stimulate the production of galls by secreting chemical irritants on or in the plant tissue. Galls stimulated by egg-laying parasites typically provide a protective environment in which the eggs can hatch and the pupae develop, and they usually do only minor damage to the host plant. Gall-stimulating fungi and microorganisms, such as the bacterium that causes crown gall, are generally considered to be plant diseases.
A continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice
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  1. A continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice
  2. Bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will:
The characteristic of being resentful.
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  1. The characteristic of being resentful.
A feeling of displeasure and indignation, from a sense of being injured or offended
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  1. A feeling of displeasure and indignation, from a sense of being injured or offended
  2. Indignation or ill will stemming from a feeling of having been wronged or offended.
A measure of how virulent a thing is
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  1. A measure of how virulent a thing is
  2. The relative infectiousness of a microorganism causing disease
  3. Bitter animosity; venom; rancor
Find another word for bitterness. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bitterness, like: acridity, tartness, piquancy, pungency, astringency, acidity, acerbity, sourness, brackishness, brininess and sharpness.