embitterment


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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.
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Noun1.embitterment - the state of being embittered; "the embitterment that resulted from the loss of his job never left him"
unhappiness - state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief

embitterment

noun
The quality or state of feeling bitter:
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embitterment

[ɪmˈbɪtəmənt] Namargura f
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These were heavy impressions to struggle against, and brought that melancholy embitterment which is the consequence of all excessive claim: even his religious faith wavered with his wavering trust in his own authorship, and the consolations of the Christian hope in immortality seemed to lean on the immortality of the still unwritten Key to all Mythologies.
The old unhappy loss or want of something had, I am conscious, some place in my heart; but not to the embitterment of my life.
With many of the disgruntled youth in the country embracing the fad to show their embitterment against authority, the anti-establishment tirade gained a fresh lease of life.
This embitterment on the part of young men from cultures so wholly different from ours did not strike him alone.
No universal regulative principles emerge from this observation, yet it is the insight that every character must, however painfully, assimilate, or else suffer the blight of embitterment and isolation.
The paper claimed that a big Jewish vote for Hillquit might bring out "the wrath and embitterment of the American people.
If satire is defined by the satirist's love for what is substantial--a love that drives him to embitterment because of the inability to realize this vision--then irony, which, in its aesthetic form, Hegel renders as "subjective humor," is defined by the artist's "disenchantment with the substantive," such that he negates everything and raises only himself to the level of a divinity (Law 125).
Eddie looks at her, weighed down with the numbed embitterment of the unappreciated war hero and/or slumming movie star: "I'll do anything".
The Tyrian republic of the 560s was probably more the result of popular embitterment due to the use of arbitrary power to keep the people fighting a hopeless war in the legendary thirteen-year siege by Babylon and practical necessity once the royalty was removed than an ideological state.
The termination of Lotta Svard caused fear, embitterment and sadness among the women who had served in the organization.
Notwithstanding the regions' millennia-long embitterment, Isaiah's hopeful vision of peace that emerges during the darkest times in his day has had a way of piercing even the darkest political periods in our own time and, as always, it insists on hope.
They were directed, in embitterment rather than celebration, at an audience of one: Indiana Governor Mike Pence, the vice president-elect.