Definitions for bitterness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour(noun)

    a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

  2. bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorniness(noun)

    a rough and bitter manner

  3. bitter, bitterness(noun)

    the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth

  4. bitterness, bitter(noun)

    the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste

Wiktionary

  1. bitterness(Noun)

    the quality of having a bitter taste

  2. bitterness(Noun)

    the quality of feeling bitter; acrimony, resentment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bitterness(noun)

    the quality or state of being bitter, sharp, or acrid, in either a literal or figurative sense; implacableness; resentfulness; severity; keenness of reproach or sarcasm; deep distress, grief, or vexation of mind

  2. Bitterness(noun)

    a state of extreme impiety or enmity to God

  3. Bitterness(noun)

    dangerous error, or schism, tending to draw persons to apostasy

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leo C. Rosten:

    Satire is focused bitterness.

  2. Sara Teasdale:

    Beauty, more than bitterness Makes the heart break.

  3. Benjamin Franklin:

    The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.

  4. Edith Cavell:

    I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Fill your heart with kindness and forgiveness, there will be no stress, anger, or bitterness.

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