embitter embitter  /ɛm ˈbɪ tər/


  • (v) cause to be bitter or resentful



  1. But it has also helped embitter it.
  2. Day by desperate day, he records sights and events that embitter his spirit: a child's ball emblazoned with a swastika; the loss of his teaching post.
  3. If the fedayeen continue to grow, they could so embitter an already desperate situation that a peace settlement might become impossible and a new war likely.


  1. "The only thing I don't agree with what happens to Ethel Ann is that she allows to embitter herself," Barton said. "She needed to learn to let go and she couldn't do that because she couldn't accept that."
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Mischa Barton Source: AFP

  2. "There are some people in the new Government who feel that their duty is not complete if they have not harassed ministers in the previous government. This politics of revenge will harm polity and embitter public life," Advani told Aaj Tak news...
    on Apr 24, 2005 By: LK Advani Source: Hindu

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