What does rancor mean?

Definitions for rancor
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rancor.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

Wiktionary

  1. rancor(Noun)

    The deepest malignity or spite; deep-seated enmity or malice; inveterate hatred.

    I could almost see the rancor in his eyes when he challenged me to a fight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rancor(noun)

    the deepest malignity or spite; deep-seated enmity or malice; inveterate hatred

How to pronounce rancor?

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How to say rancor in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rancor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rancor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of rancor in a Sentence

  1. Edna St. Vincent Millay:

    Let us forget such words, and all they mean, as Hatred, Bitterness and Rancor, Greed, Intolerance, Bigotry. Let us renew our faith and pledge to Man, his right to be Himself, and free.

  2. Jon Ronson:

    So You've Been Publicly Shamed, i'm sure she has her fair share of trauma and anxiety and so on, but she never lets it get to her. She always just keeps going. And there's no rancor.

  3. Jon Ronson:

    I'm sure she has her fair share of trauma and anxiety and so on, but she never lets it get to her. She always just keeps going. And there's no rancor, if you'd been falsely accused of murder and convicted and falsely imprisoned for several years, you would presumably feel some rancor towards the people who did that to you, but she doesn't. She works really hard to feel empathy and curiosity and compassion towards everybody -- including her prosecutors.

  4. Anis Othman:

    Balls of fire are falling over our heads amid the screams of children and women, why all that shelling? There are no weapons or fighters here. They (the rebels) want to terrorize us and drive us out. This is only rancor and hate.

  5. Antonin Scalia:

    They are not getting along very well these days among themselves. It's a period of real partisan rancor, i don't want it to spill over and affect us.

Images & Illustrations of rancor

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