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1. bitterness

noun. ['ˈbɪtɝnəs'] a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.

Synonyms

  • ill will
  • resentment
  • enviousness
  • enmity
  • grudge
  • score
  • huffishness
  • heartburning
  • hostility
  • gall
  • grievance
  • rancor
  • sulkiness
  • rancour

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • tasteless
  • abstain
  • dislike

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Bitterness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Sentences with bitterness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Professional help may be necessary to help the person work through the issues behind the bitterness.

Quotes about bitterness


1. It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

2. Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

3. I feel like unforgiveness, bitterness and resentment, it blocks the flows of God's blessings in life.
- Ja Rule

2. bitterness

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

Synonyms

  • acrimony
  • thorniness
  • tartness
  • disagreeableness
  • acerbity

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • look down on
  • love
  • friendliness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bitterness

noun. ['ˈbɪtɝnəs'] the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste.

Synonyms

  • bitter
  • acridness
  • acridity
  • acerbity

Antonyms

  • peace
  • fall back
  • dissuade
  • deficit

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bitterness

noun. ['ˈbɪtɝnəs'] the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth.

Synonyms

  • taste perception
  • gustatory sensation
  • bitter
  • taste sensation
  • gustatory perception

Antonyms

  • courtesy
  • soothe
  • good nature
  • smoothness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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