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.
Jonathan Shay, who has worked mainly with combat veterans, defines moral injury as "a betrayal of 'what's right' by a person in legitimate authority, in a high stakes situation." (33) He describes a constellation of despair, and suicidal thoughts and actions, in which trust is replaced by an "expectation of harm, exploitation, and humiliation by others." He further quotes his colleague Michael Linden's description of a syndrome of "Post Traumatic Embitterment Disorder." Shay conceptualizes the violator as the powerholder, not the self.
India, July 9 -- How justified is expelled VHP leader Pravin Togadia's embitterment at the ennui shown by the Saffron regime to build the Ram Temple at Ayodhya!
A study by our group has shown that negative coping strategies are a major determinant of poor QoL, depression, and embitterment in patients with CD [10].
The MUET recently launched some initiatives for embitterment to cater the remaining services to meet the basic needs of the students in areas of Career Counseling and Financial Support services, but more improvements are needed to be brought in the near future.
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." (25)
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.