Definition of Acrimonious

1. Adjective. Marked by strong resentment or cynicism. "Bitter about the divorce"

Exact synonyms: Bitter
Similar to: Resentful
Derivative terms: Acrimony, Bitterness



Definition of Acrimonious

1. a. Acrid; corrosive; as, acrimonious gall.

Definition of Acrimonious

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to acrimony, words, arguments, quarrels: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acrimonious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrimonious

acridities
acridity
acridly
acridness
acridnesses
acridology
acridone
acridone synthase
acridones
acridophosphine
acridophosphines
acriflavine
acriflavines
acrimonia
acrimonies
acrimonious (current term)
acrimoniously
acrimoniousness
acrimony
acrinol
acrisorcin
acrisy
acrita
acritan
acritarch
acritarchs
acrite
acritical
acritically
acritochromacy

Literary usage of Acrimonious

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1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1907)
"In this revised form the work was first performed at the Maryinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Jan. 24 (Keb. 6), 1874. In spite of much acrimonious criticism ..."

2. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1800)
"... -with Introductory Remarks on the 'acrimonious and ... are judged to be the moft acrimonious. ..."

3. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1855)
"and this, they think, is in some measure proved from the acrimonious taste of these waters, which is, however, lost, after it joins the ..."

4. Elements of Physiology by Anthelme Richerand (1819)
"... acrimonious, while we have no proof whatever that they eyer do undergo such changes. ... acrimonious ..."

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