Definitions for acrimonious
ˌæk rəˈmoʊ ni əsac·ri·mo·nious
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marked by strong resentment or cynicism
"an acrimonious dispute"; "bitter about the divorce"
Of or pertaining to acrimony, words, arguments, quarrels: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone.
Etymology: . From acrimonieux, from acrimoniosus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Abounding with acrimony; sharp; corrosive.
If gall cannot be rendered acrimonious, and bitter of itself, then whatever acrimony or amaritude redounds in it, must be from the admixture of melancholy. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.
Acrimonious refers to a situation or argument that is characterized by intense bitterness, hostility, and resentment between individuals or parties involved. Such interactions or exchanges are often marked by sharp and harsh language, personal attacks, and an overall atmosphere of animosity.
acrid; corrosive; as, acrimonious gall
caustic; bitter-tempered' sarcastic; as, acrimonious dispute, language, temper
Etymology: [Cf. LL. acrimonious, F. acrimonieux.]
The numerical value of acrimonious in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of acrimonious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I would never have my clients do anything like this, especially given the acrimonious relationship between the ex-wife and the widow. There was no urgency to the matter and the request could be misconstrued, attorneys have process servers and paralegals who can easily obtain a death certificate. It makes no sense to reach out to the wife.
I have every expectation that if this is a close election, whether its Democrat or Republican, the lawyers will be involved and itwill be acrimonious. We have been there before. The 2000 election was a thing, i think to Mollys point, I think to the larger issue, we are having a hard time and its a little bit in both parties, we dont trust the gatekeepers, we dont trust the referees... We dont have the confidence that people will accept outcomes. But, I have every confidence we will have a decisive election and that the loser will lose and the winner will win.
You can only imagine how these kinds of allegations could find themselves very present in many acrimonious situations, maybe even acrimonious situations between parents and children, between churches and parishioners, between married couples going through divorces.
Sometimes I think Donald Trump's better the more acrimonious Donald Trump gets.
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- хаплив, жлъчен, язвителенBulgarian
- aspra, mordaç, aspreCatalan, Valencian
- bissig, erbittertGerman
- πικρόχολος, οργισμένος, οξύς, πικρόςGreek
- sarcástico, cáustico, ásperoSpanish
- rosszmájú, maró, csípősHungarian
- მწარე, ღვარძლიანიGeorgian
- bits, acrimonieus, verbitterd, rancuneus, vinnig, venijnig, gemeen, bitsig, scherpDutch
- kłótliwy, ostryPolish
- язвительный, желчныйRussian
- jedak, žučljiv, zajedljivSerbo-Croatian
- chua cayVietnamese
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