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1. acrimony

noun. ['ˈækrɪˌmoʊni'] a rough and bitter manner.

Synonyms

  • bitterness
  • thorniness
  • tartness
  • disagreeableness
  • acerbity

Antonyms

  • smoothness
  • unpleasantness
  • affirmativeness
  • compliancy

Etymology

  • acrimonie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • acrimonia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Acrimony

  • alimony
  • aramony
  • aramony
  • ceremony
  • chalcedony
  • corleone
  • matrimony
  • palimony
  • parsimony
  • patrimony
  • sanctimony
  • telephony
  • testimony

How do you pronounce acrimony?

Pronounce acrimony as ˈækrɪˌmoʊni.

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Example sentences of the word acrimony


1. Noun, singular or mass
You could also permanently damage your relationship with your neighbor and face years of acrimony.

Quotes containing the word acrimony


1. It is hope--with regard to our careers, our love lives, our children, our politicians, and our planet--that is primarily to blame for angering and embittering us. The incompatibility between the grandeur of our aspirations and the mean reality of our condition generates the violent disappointments which rack our days and etch themselves in lines of acrimony across our faces.
- Alain de Botton, Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion

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