Synonyms and Antonyms of acrimony
biting sharpness of feeling or expression
- She responded with such acrimony that he never brought the subject up again.
acidity, acidness, acridity, acridness, asperity, bile, bitterness, cattiness, corrosiveness, mordancy, tartness, virulence, virulency, vitriol
gruffness, harshness, hostility, relentlessness, severity, sternness, vehemence
coldness, crossness, discourteousness, iciness, impoliteness, incivility, nastiness, rudeness, sourness, surliness, ungraciousness
anger, animosity, gall, jaundice, malevolence, malice, rancor, scorn, spite, spleen, venom, vindictiveness
jealousy, pique, resentment, sour grapes
civility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, geniality, graciousness, kindness, politeness, tactfulness
compassion, softness, sweetness, sympathy, tenderness, warmth
oiliness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity, unctuousness, urbanity
a harsh or sharp quality
- The acrimony of his parting words shocked everyone in the office.
acerbity, acidity, acidness, acridity, acridness, acrimoniousness, acuteness, asperity, bite, bitterness, edge, harshness, keenness, poignance, poignancy, pungency, roughness, sharpness, tartness
ginger, punch, spice, tang
raucousness, severeness, severity, shrillness, virulence, vitriol