Sour Sour, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Soured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Souring}.] To become sour; to turn from sweet to sour; as, milk soon sours in hot weather; a kind temper sometimes sours in adversity. [1913 Webster]

They keep out melancholy from the virtuous, and hinder the hatred of vice from souring into severity. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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