Definition of "bitterness" []

  • Having or denoting an unpalatable harsh taste, as the peel of an orange or coffee dregs (adjective)
  • Showing or caused by strong unrelenting hostility or resentment (adjective)
  • Difficult or unpleasant to accept or admit (adjective)
  • Cutting; sarcastic (adjective)
  • Bitingly cold (adjective)
  • Very; extremely (esp in the phrase bitter cold) (adverb)
  • A thing that is bitter (noun)
  • Beer with a high hop content, with a slightly bitter taste (noun)
  • To make or become bitter (verb)
  • The quality of having a bitter taste (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The quality of feeling bitter; acrimony, resentment (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bitterness" in a sentence
  • "And as my bitterness began with you, in the end the bitterness is all that is left."
  • "He later learned that when cooked with the peel, the bitterness is avoided."
  • "Diane your bitterness is showing and it is not attractive."