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1. bitter  (noun) 
the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste

  Also known as: bitterness


  More Specific:
acerbity - a sharp bitterness
acridity / acridness - extreme bitterness


  More Generic:
    taste property


2. bitter  (noun) 
the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth

  Also known as: bitterness


  More Generic:
    taste     taste sensation     gustatory sensation     taste perception     gustatory perception


3. bitter  (noun) 
English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)



  Category:
    United Kingdom / UK / Great Britain / GB / Britain / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

  More Generic:
    ale


4. bitter  (verb) 
make bitter



  More Generic:
    change taste


5. bitter  (s) 
marked by strong resentment or cynicism; "an acrimonious dispute"; "bitter about the divorce"

  Also known as: acrimonious


  Similar:
    resentful


6. bitter  (s) 
proceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity; "a bitter struggle"; "bitter enemies"



  Similar:
    hostile


7. bitter  (s) 
expressive of severe grief or regret; "shed bitter tears"



  Similar:
    sorrowful


8. bitter  (s) 
causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold; "bitter cold"; "a biting wind"

  Also known as: biting


  Similar:
    painful


9. bitter  (s) 
harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts



  Similar:
    unpleasant


10. bitter  (s) 
one of the four basic taste sensations; sharp and disagreeable; like the taste of quinine



  Similar:
    tasteful


11. bitter  (s) 
very difficult to accept or bear; "the bitter truth"; "a bitter sorrow"



  Similar:
    intolerable


12. bitter  (adv/adj) 
extremely and sharply; "it was bitterly cold"; "bitter cold"

  Also known as: piercingly, bitterly, bitingly


  Pertainym:
    biting     bitter


 

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