Simple Definition of embitter
: to cause bitter feelings in (someone)
Full Definition of embitter
1 : to excite bitter feelings in <embittered by divorce>
2 : to make bitter
Examples of embitter in a sentence
The soldier was embittered by the war.
<the family refused to let their devastating collision with a drunk driver permanently embitter them>
First Known Use of embitter
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Definition of embitter for Students
: to make sad and angry : make bitter <Embittered by defeat, the boy took his ball and left.>
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