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Definition of "embitterment" [em•bit•ter•ment]

  • The state of being embittered (noun)
  • Something which embitters (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "embitterment" in a sentence
  • "But if we glimpse in Rosa's desire the idea of the sexual racial Other, then can we ask if Jack's embitterment is only possible because of the institution of servitude from which he has rebelled?"
  • "Idealism may be the luxury of youth, but I’d say rancor and embitterment is the wage of age."
  • "These were heavy impressions to struggle against, and brought that melancholy embitterment which is the consequence of all excessive claim: even his religious faith wavered with his wavering trust in his own authorship, and the consolations of the Christian hope in immortality seemed to lean on the immortality of the still unwritten Key to all Mythologies."