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Noun: acridity  u'kri-di-tee
  1. Having an acrid smell
  2. Extreme bitterness
    "the acridity of alkali";
    - acridness
  3. The quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone
    - acridness

Derived forms: acridities

Type of: bitter, bitterness, disagreeableness, odor [US], odour [Brit, Cdn], olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell