NounSourness (plural Sournesses)
- The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities.
- 1811 Mrs. Ferrars was a little, thin woman, upright, even to formality, in her figure, and serious, even to sourness , in her aspect. — Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility, Chapter 2.1.
Faustianism, acerbity, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, anger, animosity, animus, asperity, astringence, astringency, atonalism, atonality, bad blood, bad humor, bad temper, bile, biliousness, bitingness, bitter feeling, bitter pill, bitterness, cacophony, causticity, choler, clinker, cold comfort, corrosiveness, cuttingness, disappointment, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, discord, discordance, discordancy, disgruntlement, disharmony, dissatisfaction, dissatisfiedness, dissonance, dissonancy, dissonant chord, divine discontent, edge, envy, feud, flatness, gall, gall and wormwood, hard feelings, harshness, ill blood, ill feeling, ill humor, ill nature, ill temper, ill will, inharmoniousness, inharmony, keenness, mordancy, off note, peevishness, petulance, piquancy, poignancy, pungency, querulousness, rancor, rebelliousness, resentment, restiveness, restlessness, roughness, severity, sharpness, soreness, sour note, spleen, stridor, sulkiness, tartness, trenchancy, tunelessness, uneasiness, unfulfillment, unhappiness, unharmoniousness, unmusicality, unpleasure, unsatisfaction, untunefulness, vendetta, venom, vexation of spirit, virulence, vitriol, wolf