acidity

Part of speech: noun

The quality of being acid; strength of an acid. acidness.

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Usage examples "acidity":

  1. " It happens you're not running this building," the Governor returned with a good deal of acidity. - "Lifted Masks Stories", 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", Thomas Hardy.
  3. The great trouble with the Wilson, as everybody knows, is its rank acidity. - "Locusts and Wild Honey", John Burroughs.