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ac·ri·mo·ny

 (ăk′rə-mō′nē)
n.
Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.

[Latin ācrimōnia, sharpness, from ācer, sharp; see ak- in Indo-European roots.]
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acrimony

(ˈækrɪmənɪ)
n, pl -nies
bitterness or sharpness of manner, speech, temper, etc
[C16: from Latin ācrimōnia, from ācer sharp, sour]
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ac•ri•mo•ny

(ˈæk rəˌmoʊ ni)

n.
sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, disposition, etc.
[1535–45; < Latin ācrimōnia=ācri- (s. of ācer) sharp, sour + -mōnia -mony]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acrimony - a rough and bitter manneracrimony - a rough and bitter manner    
disagreeableness - an ill-tempered and offensive disposition
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acrimony

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acrimony

noun
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Translations

acrimony

[ˈækrɪmənɪ] Nacritud f, acrimonia f
there has been no acrimony between usno ha habido acritud or acrimonia entre nosotros
their first meeting ended in acrimonysu primera reunión acabó en una disputa enconada
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acrimony

[ˈækrɪməni] nacrimonie f
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acrimony

n (of discussion, argument)erbitterte Schärfe; (of person, words)Bissigkeit f
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acrimony

[ˈækrɪmənɪ] n (frm) → acrimonia
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But the proper management of this likely parting of ways--while not letting these petty acrimonies prompt a retreat so quick that it destabilizes this crucial region--remains a point of shared interest.