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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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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
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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.
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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
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.embitter - cause to be bitter or resentfulembitter - cause to be bitter or resentful; "These injustices embittered her even more"
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embitter

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

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

embitter

[ɪmˈbɪtəʳ] VT [+ person] → amargar; [+ relationship, dispute] → envenenar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

embitter

[ɪmˈbɪtər] vt [+ person] → aigrir
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

embitter

vt personverbittern; relationstrüben, vergiften
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

embitter

[ɪmˈbɪtəʳ] vtamareggiare, inasprire
embittered by constant failure → amareggiato/a dai continui fallimenti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

embitter

(imˈbitə) verb
to make bitter and resentful. embittered by poverty and failure.
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References in classic literature ?
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.