Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sourness

3 senses of sourness

Sense 1
sour, sourness, tartness -- (the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth)
       => taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception -- (the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste")

Sense 2
sourness, sour, acidity -- (the property of being acidic)
       => taste property -- (a property appreciated via the sense of taste)

Sense 3
sulkiness, sullenness, moroseness, sourness -- (a sullen moody resentful disposition)
       => ill nature -- (a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition)

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