bitter

Part of speech: noun

Bitterness.

Part of speech: adverb

Bitterly.

Part of speech: adjective

Having a peculiar acrid taste, as of quinin.

Part of speech: adjective

Painful; keen; poignant; stinging; sharp; severe.

Part of speech: adjective

Resentful; harsh; hateful.

Part of speech: noun

That which is bitter; bitterness.

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Usage examples "bitter":

  1. " It is madness now," said the bitter mother. - "Stingaree", E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung.
  2. I said to myself again, with a bitter laugh. - "Burr Junior", G. Manville Fenn.
  3. " He came to me," Margaret continued, " when I was hard and bitter about life, when I was dead.... - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).