Acidity meaning

ə-sĭdĭ-tē
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The state, quality, or degree of being acid.
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Hyperacidity.
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Acid quality or condition; sourness.
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The degree of this.
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Hyperacidity.
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The quality or state of being acid.
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The quality of sour; sourness; tartness; sharpness to the taste, as in the acidity of lemon juice.

Empty stomachs lead to acidity and leave a sour taste in the mouth.

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(pathology) Excessive acid quality, as in gastric secretions.
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Origin of acidity

  • From French acidité, from Latin aciditātem, accusative singular of aciditās (“sourness, acidity”), from acidus (“sour, acid”). See acid.

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