Usage examples for acidity

  1. " It happens you're not running this building," the Governor returned with a good deal of acidity. – Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell
  2. Whatever defects of hardness and acidity his original treatment and the lapse of years might have developed in her, his sense of a realized idea, of a re- established self- satisfaction, was always thrown into the scale on her side, and out- weighed all objections. – Life's Little Ironies A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy
  3. The great trouble with the Wilson, as everybody knows, is its rank acidity. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs