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embittered

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having or showing deep-seated resentment
  • gradually the embittered woman realized that her lingering feelings of hatred were slowly destroying her

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embittered

verb
past tense of embitter

Synonyms & Antonyms of embittered (Entry 2 of 2)

to implant bitter feelings in
  • the family refused to let their devastating collision with a drunk driver permanently embitter them

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“Embittered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embittered. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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