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ˌæk rəˈmoʊ ni əsac·ri·mo·nious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acrimonious, bitteradjective

    marked by strong resentment or cynicism

    "an acrimonious dispute"; "bitter about the divorce"


  1. acrimoniousadjective

    Of or pertaining to acrimony, words, arguments, quarrels: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone.

    Etymology: . From acrimonieux, from acrimoniosus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acrimoniousadjective

    acrid; corrosive; as, acrimonious gall

    Etymology: [Cf. LL. acrimonious, F. acrimonieux.]

  2. Acrimoniousadjective

    caustic; bitter-tempered' sarcastic; as, acrimonious dispute, language, temper

    Etymology: [Cf. LL. acrimonious, F. acrimonieux.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acrimonious in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acrimonious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of acrimonious in a Sentence

  1. Chris Stirewalt:

    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.

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