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Noun
A sharpness or lack of sweetness in taste
“However, supertasters may also snub vegetables, such as broccoli and cauliflower, because they can detect a slight bitterness in their flavor as well.”
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Harshness or sharpness in tone, nature or character
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“Samuel's derisive snort shocked Ellie, as did the bitterness in his voice.”
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Characterized by misery or sorrow
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“The cup of joy and consolation will be dashed suddenly out of our hands, and we shall find nothing to drink but the dregs of bitterness and sorrow.”
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The fact or state of being unpleasant
“At that time, he did say to the people that one day they would experience the bitterness of war.”
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A feeling of anger characterized by great resentment
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“Her growing bitterness at being treated like a child was already threatening to incise frown lines on her diminutive features.”
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A feeling of animosity or ill will towards someone
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“Pinza never felt any particular bitterness toward his rival who, after all, had merely done what almost any other brother artist would have done in his place.”
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Dissension or hostile disagreement between two or more parties
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“Over the centuries, these two counterclaims were the cause of much disagreement and bitterness between the families.”
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A feeling of envy or jealousy towards another
“Anita is plagued throughout the story by a feeling of bitterness at her sister's better fortune.”
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A severe or uncomfortable degree of coldness
“He had, notwithstanding the bitterness of the cold, gone in pursuit of a large bear, armed with a musket, which he could use only as a club.”
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The act of disenchanting or the state of being disenchanted
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A feeling of having committed wrong or failed in an obligation
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Messiness or acrimony
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