bitterness (Meaning)

Wordnet

bitterness (n)

a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

a rough and bitter manner

the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth

the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste

Webster

bitterness (n.)

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.

A state of extreme impiety or enmity to God.

Dangerous error, or schism, tending to draw persons to apostasy.

bitterness Sentence Examples

  1. The bitterness in his voice revealed the depth of his disappointment.
  2. She couldn't hide the bitterness she felt towards her former friend who had betrayed her trust.
  3. The bitterness of the coffee lingered on his tongue long after he finished drinking it.
  4. Despite their success, there was a lingering bitterness between the two business partners due to past disagreements.
  5. The bitterness of their divorce left them both emotionally scarred.
  6. The bitterness of defeat spurred him to train even harder for the next competition.
  7. She tried to mask her bitterness with a forced smile, but her eyes betrayed her true feelings.
  8. The bitterness of the cold wind cut through his jacket as he walked home.
  9. The bitterness of the argument left a rift between them that seemed impossible to mend.
  10. Despite the bitterness of their rivalry, there was a mutual respect between the two athletes.

FAQs About the word bitterness

a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will, a rough and bitter manner, the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth, the property of

hostility, hatred, grudge, gall, antagonism, malice, friction, enmity, tension, antipathy

civility, friendship, civility, hospitality, friendliness,amity, sympathy, hospitality, friendship, friendliness

The bitterness in his voice revealed the depth of his disappointment.

She couldn't hide the bitterness she felt towards her former friend who had betrayed her trust.

The bitterness of the coffee lingered on his tongue long after he finished drinking it.

Despite their success, there was a lingering bitterness between the two business partners due to past disagreements.