Translation of "bitter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (ANGRY) 愤怒,怒气 uk us /ˈbɪt.ər/ US  /ˈbɪt̬.ɚ/

describes a person who is angry and unhappy because they cannot forget bad things which happened in the past

I feel very bitter about my childhood and all that was denied me. 我对童年和曾被剥夺的一切感到怨恨。
She'd suffered terribly over the years but it hadn't made her bitter. 多年来她受尽了苦,可她并不怨恨。

describes an experience that causes deep pain or anger

Failing the final exams was a bitter disappointment for me. 期末考试不及格令我非常痛苦。
She learnt through bitter experience that he was not to be trusted. 她从痛苦的经历中意识到他不可信。

expressing a lot of hate and anger

a bitter fight/row 激烈的战斗/争吵
bitter recriminations 激烈的反诉
He gave me a bitter look. 他狠狠地瞪了我一眼。

(Translation of “bitter adjective (ANGRY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)