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Meaning of ACRIMONIOUS

Pronunciation:  `akru'mowneeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by strong resentment or cynicism; "an acrimonious dispute"; "bitter about the divorce"
 

ACRIMONIOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: bitter, resentful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac"ri*mo"ni*ous\, a. [Cf. LL. acrimonious, F.
acrimonieux.]
1. Acrid; corrosive; as, acrimonious gall. [Archaic]
   --Harvey.

2. Caustic; bitter-tempered' sarcastic; as, acrimonious
   dispute, language, temper.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, astringent, belligerent, biting, bitter, burning, caustic, choleric, contentious, corroding, corrosive, cranky, cross, cutting, double-edged, edged, embittered, escharotic, fierce, harsh, incisive, indignant, irascible, irate, ireful, keen, mad, mordacious, mordant, penetrating, piercing, poignant, quarrelsome, rancorous, rankled, resentful, resenting, rigorous, rough, scathing, scorching, severe, sharp, sore, splenetic, stabbing, stewing, stinging, strident, stringent, tart, testy, trenchant, vehement, violent, virulent, vitriolic, withering, wrathful, wrathy, wroth
 

 

 

 

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