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acerbity (s) (noun), acerbities (pl)
1. Sourness of taste: Virginia couldn't eat the unripe cantaloupe because of its astringency and acerbity.
2. Harshness or severity: She had a reputation for expressing her temperamental acerbities in language which was very bitter and disturbing for those to whom she directed such acerbities.
This entry is located in the following units: acerb-, acerbo-; acri-, acrid- (page 1) -ity (page 1)