Definition of Rancour

1. Noun. A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.

Exact synonyms: Bitterness, Gall, Rancor, Resentment
Generic synonyms: Enmity, Hostility, Ill Will
Specialized synonyms: Heartburning, Huffishness, Sulkiness, Grievance, Grudge, Score, Enviousness, Envy
Derivative terms: Bitter, Gall, Rancorous, Resent



Definition of Rancour

1. Noun. (British and Canada) (alternative spelling of rancor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rancour

1. rancor [n -S] - See also: rancor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rancour

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Literary usage of Rancour

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"Hearing that Garrick had charged him with rancour, he wrote to him that, 'as the printer of the " Morning Chronicle," I am the servant of the public— their ..."

2. Southern History of the Great Civil War in the United States by Edward Alfred Pollard (1863)
".Displays of rancour Towards the South.. Northern Democrats. .Replies of Southern Governors to Lincoln's Requisition for Troops. .Spirit of the South. ..."

3. The Buik of the Croniclis of Scotland: Or, A Metrical Version of the History by Hector Boece, William Stewart (1858)
"... he said " all rancour and ... And all injure and rancour to remit; Lat nocht tour will no moir ..."

4. The Buik of the Croniclis of Scotland: Or, A Metrical Version of the History by Hector Boece, William Stewart (1858)
"... he said " all rancour and inv3-e, ... And all injure and rancour to remit; Lat nocht lour will no moir ..."

5. The Bookman (1903)
"... who compared him to "a sheep, crazy with rancour, but lacking strength for revenge. ... rancour ..."

6. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV., King by Charles Greville (1903)
"... —rancour of Northern Powers against England—Friendly Resolution of the Emperor Napoleon III. —Difficulties at Home—The India Bill—The Eastern ..."

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