Definition of embitterment in English:


Pronunciation /ɛmˈbɪtəm(ə)nt//ɪmˈbɪtəm(ə)nt/


  • See embitter

    • ‘It must also add a great deal to the rage and embitterment of the Christian or traditionalist Right.’
    • ‘Reducing inmates - who are mostly non-violent drug offenders - to nameless fodder in a merciless system has only caused embitterment and prevented the majority of released felons from being able to reintegrate back into society.’
    • ‘As disgraces mounted - a student massacre in 1968, the peso crash of the 1990s, the ‘dirty war’ against leftists (for which former top officials are now being held accountable) - embitterment blossomed into rage.’
    • ‘The movie played up the fact that the Japanese diplomatic ultimatum was not presented until after the attack started and points to this as one of the reasons behind the massive U.S. public embitterment after the attack.’
    • ‘A constant and almost unchallenged emphasis on ‘social justice,’ the negation of which is, of course, ‘discrimination,’ can breed only festering embitterment.’