Definition of Acidulent

1. Adjective. Being sour to the taste.

Exact synonyms: Acid, Acidic, Acidulous
Similar to: Sour
Derivative terms: Acidulousness



Definition of Acidulent

1. a. Having an acid quality; sour; acidulous.

Definition of Acidulent

1. Adjective. Having an acid quality; sour; acidulous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acidulent

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Acidulent

1. Having an acid quality; sour; acidulous. "With anxious, acidulent face." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acidulent

acidosteophyte
acidosteophytes
acidotic
acidotically
acidproof
acids
acidulant
acidulants
acidulate
acidulated
acidulated phosphate fluoride
acidulates
acidulating
acidulation
acidulations
acidulent (current term)
acidulous
acidulously
acidulousness
aciduria
acidurias
aciduric
acidy
acidyl
acierage
acierages
acierate
acierated
acierates
acierating

Literary usage of Acidulent

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1. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"... but wrapt in despondency and black acidulent humours ; a ' Doctor So much the Worse,' who is not a comforting Correspondent From Hof, towards the middle ..."

2. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1865)
"... the manifold preparatives;—conscious to himself of the greatest vigilance and diligence, but wrapt in despondency and black acidulent humours; ..."

3. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"... vigilance and diligence, but wrapt in despondency and black acidulent humours ; a ' Doctor So much the Worse,' who is not a comforting Correspondent . ..."

4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"But King's Confessor Abbé Moudon starts forward; with anxious acidulent face, twitches him by the sleeve ; whispers in his ear. Whereupon the poor Cardinal ..."

5. Memoirs of Madame Du Barry, of the Court of Louis XV by Hugh Noel Williams (1910)
"... “with anxious, acidulent face,” plucks him by the sleeve and whispers in his ear; upon which the prelate comes to the door, ..."

6. History of Friedrich the Second: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... vigilance and diligence, but wrapt in despondency and black acidulent humors; a "Doctor So much the Worse" who is not a comforting Correspondent. ..."

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