embitter


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em·bit·ter

 (ĕm-bĭt′ər)
tr.v. em·bit·tered, em·bit·ter·ing, em·bit·ters
1. To make bitter in flavor.
2. To arouse bitter feelings in: was embittered by years of unrewarded labor.

em·bit′ter·ment n.

embitter

(ɪmˈbɪtə)
vb (tr)
1. to make (a person) resentful or bitter
2. to aggravate (an already hostile feeling, difficult situation, etc)
emˈbittered adj
emˈbitterer n
emˈbitterment n

em•bit•ter

(ɛmˈbɪt ər)

v.t.
1. to make bitter; cause to feel bitterness.
2. to make bitter or more bitter in taste.
[1595–1605]
em•bit′ter•er, n.
em•bit′ter•ment, n.

embitter


Past participle: embittered
Gerund: embittering

Imperative
embitter
embitter
Present
I embitter
you embitter
he/she/it embitters
we embitter
you embitter
they embitter
Preterite
I embittered
you embittered
he/she/it embittered
we embittered
you embittered
they embittered
Present Continuous
I am embittering
you are embittering
he/she/it is embittering
we are embittering
you are embittering
they are embittering
Present Perfect
I have embittered
you have embittered
he/she/it has embittered
we have embittered
you have embittered
they have embittered
Past Continuous
I was embittering
you were embittering
he/she/it was embittering
we were embittering
you were embittering
they were embittering
Past Perfect
I had embittered
you had embittered
he/she/it had embittered
we had embittered
you had embittered
they had embittered
Future
I will embitter
you will embitter
he/she/it will embitter
we will embitter
you will embitter
they will embitter
Future Perfect
I will have embittered
you will have embittered
he/she/it will have embittered
we will have embittered
you will have embittered
they will have embittered
Future Continuous
I will be embittering
you will be embittering
he/she/it will be embittering
we will be embittering
you will be embittering
they will be embittering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been embittering
you have been embittering
he/she/it has been embittering
we have been embittering
you have been embittering
they have been embittering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been embittering
you will have been embittering
he/she/it will have been embittering
we will have been embittering
you will have been embittering
they will have been embittering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been embittering
you had been embittering
he/she/it had been embittering
we had been embittering
you had been embittering
they had been embittering
Conditional
I would embitter
you would embitter
he/she/it would embitter
we would embitter
you would embitter
they would embitter
Past Conditional
I would have embittered
you would have embittered
he/she/it would have embittered
we would have embittered
you would have embittered
they would have embittered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.embitter - cause to be bitter or resentfulembitter - cause to be bitter or resentful; "These injustices embittered her even more"

embitter

verb make bitter or resentful, anger, poison, sour, alienate, disillusion, antagonize, disaffect, envenom He did not let this experience embitter him.

embitter

verb
To make or become bitter:
Translations
يُمَرِّر، يُنَكِّد، يُنَغِّص
forbitre
megkeserít
gera beiskan
apkartintisukelti kartėlį
sarūgtināt
roztrpčiť
dünyadan nefret ettirmekküstürmek

embitter

[ɪmˈbɪtəʳ] VT [+ person] → amargar; [+ relationship, dispute] → envenenar

embitter

[ɪmˈbɪtər] vt [+ person] → aigrir

embitter

vt personverbittern; relationstrüben, vergiften

embitter

[ɪmˈbɪtəʳ] vtamareggiare, inasprire
embittered by constant failure → amareggiato/a dai continui fallimenti

embitter

(imˈbitə) verb
to make bitter and resentful. embittered by poverty and failure.
References in classic literature ?
If it is a feminine delusion, leave us to enjoy it while we may, for without it half the beauty and the romance of life is lost, and sorrowful forebodings would embitter all our hopes of the brave, tenderhearted little lads, who still love their mothers better than themselves and are not ashamed to own it.
But every circumstance that could embitter such an evil seemed uniting to heighten the misery of Marianne in a final separation from Willoughby--in an immediate and irreconcilable rupture with him.
But if the Union, as has been shown, be essential to the security of the people of America against foreign danger; if it be essential to their security against contentions and wars among the different States; if it be essential to guard them against those violent and oppressive factions which embitter the blessings of liberty, and against those military establishments which must gradually poison its very fountain; if, in a word, the Union be essential to the happiness of the people of America, is it not preposterous, to urge as an objection to a government, without which the objects of the Union cannot be attained, that such a government may derogate from the importance of the governments of the individual States?
Alas," said Monte Cristo, "your words sear and embitter my heart, the more so as you have every reason to hate me.