Sour Synonyms and Antonyms
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Synonyms for Sour
Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.
The definition of bitter is having a harsh and disagreeable taste or something that is hard to bear.
To be damaged or injured in such a way as to become useless, valueless, etc.; specif., to decay, as food
Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.
Not in accordance with what is usual or expected
To make turbulent; excite or agitate. Of a geographic area, to become unsafe.
To fill with hate; embitter (Intransitive) To form curds so that it no longer flows smoothly; to cause to form such curds. (usually said of milk) Causing, or connected with, acetification; as, acetous fermentation.
Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
Acrid is defined as a sharp, bitter taste or smell that is unpleasant.
Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic:
Difficult to understand; complicated.
Negative or pessimistic, as from world-weariness:
Marked by sternness or harshness; forbidding:
Devoid of gladness and gaiety.
Stale or moldy in odor or taste.
Inclined to find fault; complaining
Having the disagreeable odor or taste of decomposing oils or fats; rank. Harshness, bitterness, or severity; as, acerbity of temper, of language, of pain. The act or process of making something sour (acidifying), or changing into an acid.
Relating to or containing acetic acid or vinegar.
A substance or preparation, such as alum, that draws together or constricts body tissues, resulting in decreased flow of blood or other secretions. Present participle of . begin
To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
To flow or cause to flow like a fountain.
To utter with a loud wailing voice or wordless cry. (Intransitive) To turn sour and coagulate from too long standing, as milk.
The point at which the axes of a Cartesian coordinate system intersect. The coordinates of the origin are (0,0) in two dimensions and (0,0,0) in three dimensions.
To cause to come into existence; originate.
To deteriorate through neglect or inactivity; languish or decline:
Sharp is defined as exactly. Simple past tense and past participle of turn
Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
The definition of glum is being or looking gloomy or sad.
Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
The definition of saturnine is someone or someplace that is gloomy, dark, moody or mysterious.
(Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
The definition of sullen is something that appears dull or dark.
Amiss is a person, place, or thing that is flawed or incorrect in some way.
Contrary to conscience, morality, or law:
(Geol.) Designating or of igneous rocks with more than 66% silica
Having richness or depth:
showing a brooding ill humor; ; ; ; ; ; - Bruce Bliven
Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
Being the animal or vehicle on the right. The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities.
The state, quality, or degree of being acid. To use an acidic catalyst. The chemical change being emphasised over the importance of the change in ph. Used in the processing of biodiesel co-products.
(Intransitive) To turn acid - Encyc. Dom. Econ Having the capacity to sting.
(Not comparable) That is used for cutting.
Sharp and stinging in style or content; vivid or fiery:
The definition of unsavory is unpleasant, disagreeable or disreputable.
Of or like brine; very salty
Distasteful; unpalatable: Having a strong taste that stings the tongue, said especially of hot (spicy) food, which has a strong and sharp or bitter taste.
Having the reddish-brown color of a fox
The definition of green is having the color between blue and yellow on the color spectrum or being good for the environment.
(Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
To treat, impregnate, or combine with tartar.
(Archaic) Causing harm; unfavorable
To ejaculate inside the penetratee during intercourse, especially in the rectum.
Antonyms for Sour
Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating.
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit. Having a pleasant or satisfying flavor; delicious.
Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
Polite and respectful; formally pleasant:
To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To cause to become more active:
To remove sulfur compounds from (fuel oil or gas).
Words Related to Sour
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids
Not in accordance with what is usual or expected Synonym Study
suggests a slightly stinging sharpness or sourness and usually connotes that this may be pleasant to the taste a tart cherry pie
suggests a slightly sour or acid quality acidulous spring water
suggests a sourness that is normal or natural a lemon is an acid fruit
usually implies an unpleasant sharpness of taste and often connotes fermentation or rancidity sour milk
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