Textual thesaurus for "bitter"

(adj) acrimonious

marked by strong resentment or cynicism

an acrimonious dispute; bitter about the divorce

(adj) biting

causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold

bitter cold; a biting wind

(adj) sulfurous, sulphurous, caustic, blistering, acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, virulent, vitriolic

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 and medical ethics; a sulfurous denunciation; a vitriolic critique

(adv) bitingly, bitterly, piercingly

extremely and sharply

it was bitterly cold; bitter cold

(noun) bitterness

the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste

(noun) bitterness

the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth