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bitter

noun

1 bitter

English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft).



2 bitter

The taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth.

synonym: bitterness.

Polish: gorycz

3 bitter

The property of having a harsh unpleasant taste.

synonym: bitterness.

verb

1 bitter

Make bitter.

adjective

1 bitter

Marked by strong resentment or cynicism:
— Bitter about the divorce.

synonym: acrimonious.

Roget 898: hating etc. v.; abhorrent; averse from etc. (disliking) 867; set against.    bitter etc. (acrimonious) 895; ... show more

Roget 395: unsavory, unpalatable, unsweetened, unsweet; ill-flavored; bitter, bitter as gall; acrid, acrimonious; rough.    offensive, repulsive, nasty; ... show more

Roget 392: pungent, strong; high-, full-flavored; high-tasted, high-seasoned; gamy, sharp, stinging, rough, piquant, racy; biting, mordant; ... show more

2 bitter

Very difficult to accept or bear.

3 bitter

Harsh or corrosive in tone:
— Bitter words.

synonyms: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic.

Roget 907: malevolent, unbenevolent; unbenign; ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived; evil-minded, evil-disposed; black-browed.    malicious; malign, ... show more

Roget 900: angry, wrath, irate; ireful, wrathful; cross etc. (irascible) 901; Achillean; sulky, etc. 901.1; bitter, ... show more

Roget 830: causing pain, hurting etc. v.; hurtful etc. (bad) 649; painful; dolorific, dolorous; unpleasant; unpleasing, ... show more

Roget 392b: bitter, bitterish, acrid, acerb, acerbic.   

Roget 401a: acrid, biting, astringent, sharp, harsh; bitter etc. 392.2. (5) Sound (i) SOUND IN GENERAL

Roget 895: discourteous, uncourteous; uncourtly; ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite; unpolished, uncivilized, ... show more

4 bitter

Expressive of severe grief or regret.

5 bitter

Proceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity.

6 bitter

Causing a sharp and acrid taste experience.

Polish: gorzki

7 bitter

Causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold:
— Bitter cold.

synonym: biting.

Roget 383: cold, cool; chill, chilly; icy; gelid, frigid, algid; fresh, keen, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, ... show more

adverb

1 bitter

Extremely and sharply:
— It was bitterly cold.
— Bitter cold.

synonyms: bitingly, bitterly, piercingly.


Moby thesaurus: Siberian, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, affecting, afflictive, aftertaste, algid, alienated, amaroidal, annoying, antagonistic, antipathetic, arctic ... show more.

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