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English definition of “bitterness”

bitterness

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɪt.ə.nəs/ us    /ˈbɪt̬.ɚ-/

bitterness noun [U] (TASTE)

an unpleasantly sharp tasteFlavours and tastesNot pleasant to eat or drink

bitterness noun [U] (ANGER)

a feeling of anger and unhappiness: He was full of bitterness after he lost his job.Anger and displeasure
(Definition of bitterness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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