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Entry Word: sour
Function: adjective
Text: 1 causing or characterized by the one of the four basic taste sensations that is produced chiefly by acids <the sour candy made our mouths all wrinkly inside>
Synonyms acid, acidic, tart, vinegary
Related Words dry, soured, unsweetened; pungent, sharp, tangy; astringent, puckery; acetic; hyperacid
Near Antonyms sweet; bland, smooth
2 not giving pleasure to the mind or senses <you'll have to face up to the sour truth of the matter> -- see UNPLEASANT