What does bitterness mean?

Definitions for bitterness
bit·ter·ness

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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

How to pronounce bitterness?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say bitterness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bitterness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bitterness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of bitterness in a Sentence

  1. Paul Rozin:

    People come to like a wide variety of innately negative experiences: the burn of chili pepper in the mouth, the bitterness of coffee, the fear from riding on a roller coaster, such benign masochism is widespread in humans, and we really don't know how that process operates.

  2. Mickey Mehta:

    Blessings and curses are energies and they hit the ones closest to the source. So remember you will be the first one to be hit as you bless or curse. Bless also those who are not your well wishers, let them be surprised, dissolve all your bitterness and get MickeyMized!

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Hitler not from a woman is born, but from the men bitterness.(Hitler n'est pas né d'une femme, Mais de l'amertume des hommes)

  4. Jeremy Corbyn:

    Going to war creates a legacy of bitterness and problems, let us be a force for change in the world, a force for humanity in the world, a force for peace in the world, and a force that recognizes we can not go on like this, with grotesque levels of global inequality, grotesque threats to our environment all around the world, without the rich and powerful governments stepping up to the plate to make sure our world becomes safer and better -- and those people don't end up in poverty, in refugee camps, wasting their lives away.

  5. Anthony Liccione:

    I put all my words on paper. Delicately my life comes in and out with the flow of ink, thinking this is the reason for this. I want to believe. The shadowed streets I had to bare, forking into the next. No spoon in my pocket to feed, absent of love. This is the reason for those cored of humanity, that feel cheated of life. How far do we run. How far do we crawl. How far, is far enough, before we return to spiral again. Salvation. Salvation is like salt in the vein, that fuels the numbness. We all want to be saved. Safe from harm and pain, preseved from the pervasive animosity that grows in the reoccurring years. But we are never safe. Vulnerable to the bitterness that we bite off and swallow.

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