HyperDic: bitterness

English > 4 senses of the word bitterness:
NOUNfeelingbitterness, resentment, gall, rancor, rancoura feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
attributebitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorninessa rough and bitter manner
cognitionbitterness, bitterthe taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
attributebitterness, bitterthe property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
bitterness > pronunciation
Soundsbih'ternahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > bitterness: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will .
Synonymsresentment, gall, rancor, rancour
Narrowerenvy, enviousnessA feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
grudge, score, grievanceA resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
heartburningIntense resentment
sulkiness, huffishnessA feeling of sulky resentment
Broaderhostility, enmity, ill willThe feeling of a hostile person
Spanishamargura, encono, rencor, resentimiento
Catalanamargor, rancor, rancúnia, ressentiment
Adjectivesbitterproceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity
English > bitterness: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA rough and bitter manner.
Synonymsacrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorniness
BroaderdisagreeablenessAn ill-tempered and offensive disposition
Spanishacrimonia, acritud
Catalanacrimònia, acritud
Adjectivesbittermarked by strong resentment or cynicism
bitterharsh or corrosive in tone
English > bitterness: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth.
Synonymbitter
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
English > bitterness: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe property of having a harsh unpleasant taste.
Synonymbitter
NarroweracerbityA sharp bitterness
acridity, acridnessextreme / extreme bitterness
Broadertaste propertyA property appreciated via the sense of taste
Spanishamargor, amargura
Catalanamargor

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