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embittered

adjective uk   /ɪmˈbɪt.əd/ us    /-ˈbɪt̬.ɚd/
very angry about unfair things that have happened to you: They ignored all her pleas and she became very embittered. He died a disillusioned and embittered old man.
embitter
verb [T] uk   /-ˈbɪt.ər/ us    /-ˈbɪt̬.ɚ/
to make someone feel embittered
Translations of “embittered”
in Chinese (Traditional) 怨憤的,怨恨的…
in Russian ожесточенный…
in Turkish üzülüp kızmak, haksızlığa uğradığı için üzülmek/kahrolmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怨愤的,怨恨的…
in Polish rozgoryczony, zgorzkniały…
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