Translation of "bitter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (ANGRY) 愩怒,怒氣 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. 我對童年和曾被剝削的一切感到怨恨。
She'd suffered terribly over the years but it hadn't made her bitter. 多年來她受盡了苦,但她並不怨恨。

describes an experience that causes deep pain or anger

Failing the final exams was a bitter disappointment for me. 期末考試不及格令我非常痛苦。
She learnt through bitter experience that he was not to be trusted. 她從痛苦的經歷中意識到他不可信。

expressing a lot of hate and anger

a bitter fight/row 激烈的戰鬥/爭吵
bitter recriminations 激烈的反訴
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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)