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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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.
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.
In Up Stream, prior to his Zionist return, Lewisohn had already observed the embitterment of his mother and the "warping" of his father, who ended up in an asylum.
One clinical application of wisdom is its ability to bring people out of the despondency of what has been called PTED (post-traumatic embitterment disorder), which is a special type of adjustment reaction resulting from negative life events (Linden, 2008).
The federal information minister Pervaiz Rashid held Kaptaan wholly responsible for the embitterment in the political ambience, sources said.
All in all, the pumped-up kulturkampf unleashed by populist motives will only result in polarization and embitterment.
Light stabilizers play a very important role on the formation of oxidation products and further slower the chain scission and crosslinking reactions, which will lead to the embitterment of PVC samples eventually.
However, the growing embitterment of public sentiment in the region over territorial disputes is a source of real concern," he said.
This policy of repression amounting to a slow genocide has led to increased embitterment of the people and stoked separatist sentiment to the point where association with the state of Pakistan has become a virtual anathema to most people in Balochistan, it stated.
It should be pay attention to that too long hot-pressing time or too high temperature would make urea-formaldehyde resin cured excessively to lead to embitterment, which could reduce the properties of the composite board [5, 6].
Tjaart's embitterment at the resolution of the South African conundrum, together with Popi's enthusiasm for politics of the downtrodden, sets up the battle lines for what the newly constituted council will fight about.