Dictionary.com

hyperacidity

[ hahy-per-uh-sid-i-tee ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər əˈsɪd ɪ ti /
Save This Word!

noun Pathology.
excessive acidity, as of the gastric juice.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of hyperacidity

First recorded in 1895–1900; hyper- + acidity

OTHER WORDS FROM hyperacidity

hy·per·ac·id [hahy-per-as-id], /ˌhaɪ pərˈæs ɪd/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for hyperacidity

hyperacidity
/ (ˌhaɪpərəˈsɪdɪtɪ) /

noun
excess acidity of the gastrointestinal tract, esp the stomach, producing a burning sensation

Derived forms of hyperacidity

hyperacid, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK