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    bitter - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bitter

    Definition
    (noun) English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft) Definition
    (noun) the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    Synonyms : bitterness
    Definition
    (noun) the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
    Synonyms : bitterness
    Definition
    (verb) make bitter Definition
    (adj) marked by strong resentment or cynicism
    Synonyms : acrimonious
    Example Sentence
    • an acrimonious dispute
    • bitter about the divorce
    Definition
    (adj) very difficult to accept or bear
    Example Sentence
    • the bitter truth
    • a bitter sorrow
    Definition
    (adj) harsh or corrosive in tone
    Example Sentence
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique
    Definition
    (adj) expressive of severe grief or regret
    Example Sentence
    • shed bitter tears
    Definition
    (adj) proceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity
    Example Sentence
    • a bitter struggle
    • bitter enemies
    Definition
    (adj) causing a sharp and acrid taste experience
    Example Sentence
    • quinine is bitter
    Definition
    (adj) causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold
    Synonyms : biting
    Example Sentence
    • bitter cold
    • a biting wind
    Definition
    (adv) extremely and sharply
    Synonyms : bitingly , bitterly , piercingly
    Example Sentence
    • it was bitterly cold
    • bitter cold
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