HyperDic: bitter

English > 12 senses of the word bitter:
ADJECTIVEallbitter, acrimoniousmarked by strong resentment or cynicism
allbittervery difficult to accept or bear
allbitter, acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolicharsh or corrosive in tone
allbitterexpressive of severe grief or regret
allbitterproceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity
allbittercausing a sharp and acrid taste experience
allbitter, bitingcausing a sharply painful or stinging sensation
NOUNfoodbitterEnglish term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
cognitionbitter, bitternessthe taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
attributebitter, bitternessthe property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
ADVERBallbitter, piercingly, bitterly, bitinglyextremely and sharply
VERBperceptionbittermake bitter
bitter > pronunciation
Soundsbih'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > bitter: 12 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by strong resentment or cynicism.
Example "bitter about the divorce"
Synonymacrimonious
BroaderresentfulFull of or marked by resentment or indignant ill ... / ill will
Spanishamargado, mordaz, rencoroso, resentido
Catalanamargat, mordaç, rancorós, ressentit
Nounsbitternessa rough and bitter manner
Adverbsbitterlywith bitterness, in a resentful manner
English > bitter: 12 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery difficult to accept or bear.
Examples
  • "the bitter truth"
  • "a bitter sorrow"
Broaderintolerable, unbearable, unendurableIncapable of being put up with
Spanishamargo, crudo
Adverbsbitterlyindicating something hard to accept
English > bitter: 12 senses > adjective 3
Meaningharsh or corrosive in tone.
Example "bitter words"
Synonymsacerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishabrasador, ácido, acre, amargo, áspero, cáustico, mordaz, virulento, vitriólico
Catalanabrasador, àcid, acre, amarg, aspre, càustic, corrossiu, virulent
Nounsbitternessa rough and bitter manner
English > bitter: 12 senses > adjective 4
Meaningexpressive of severe grief or regret.
Example"shed bitter tears"
BroadersorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Spanishamargo
English > bitter: 12 senses > adjective 5
Meaningproceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity.
Examples
  • "a bitter struggle"
  • "bitter enemies"
BroaderhostileCharacterized by enmity / enmity or ill ... / ill will
Nounsbitternessa feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
English > bitter: 12 senses > adjective 6
MeaningCausing a sharp and acrid taste experience.
Example"quinine is bitter"
Broadertastypleasing to the sense of taste
Spanishamarga, amargo
Catalanamarg
Nounsbitterthe property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
bitterthe taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
bitterEnglish term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
English > bitter: 12 senses > adjective 7
MeaningCausing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold.
Example"bitter cold"
Synonymbiting
BroaderpainfulCausing physical or psychological pain
Spanishcortante, penetrante
Adverbsbitterlyextremely and sharply
English > bitter: 12 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningEnglish term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft).
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
BroaderaleA general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast
Adjectivesbittercausing a sharp and acrid taste experience
English > bitter: 12 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth.
Synonymbitterness
Broadertaste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perceptionThe sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
Spanishamargor, amargura
Catalanamargor, amarguesa
Adjectivesbittercausing a sharp and acrid taste experience
English > bitter: 12 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property of having a harsh unpleasant taste.
Synonymbitterness
NarroweracerbityA sharp bitterness
acridity, acridnessextreme / extreme bitterness
Broadertaste propertyA property appreciated via the sense of taste
Spanishamargor, amargura
Catalanamargor
Adjectivesbittercausing a sharp and acrid taste experience
Verbsbittermake bitter
English > bitter: 12 senses > adverb 1
MeaningExtremely and sharply.
Examples
  • "it was bitterly cold"
  • "bitter cold"
Synonymspiercingly, bitterly, bitingly
Spanishamargamente
Catalanamargament
English > bitter: 12 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake bitter.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderchange tasteAlter the flavor of
Spanishamargar
Nounsbitterthe property of having a harsh unpleasant taste

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