Antonyms of adj rancid

2 senses of rancid

Sense 1
rancid -- ((used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition; "rancid butter"; "rancid bacon")

INDIRECT (VIA stale) -> fresh -- (recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce")

Sense 2
sour, rancid -- (smelling of fermentation or staleness)

INDIRECT (VIA malodorous) -> fragrant -- (pleasant-smelling)

Similarity of adj rancid

2 senses of rancid

Sense 1
rancid -- ((used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition; "rancid butter"; "rancid bacon")
       => stale (vs. fresh) -- (lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale")

Sense 2
sour, rancid -- (smelling of fermentation or staleness)
       => malodorous (vs. fragrant), malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinky -- (having an unpleasant smell)

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