What is another word for embitter?

Pronunciation: [ɛmbˈɪtə] (IPA)

Embitter is a verb that usually means to make someone feel angry or resentful, especially over a long period. To convey the same meaning in a different way, you can use synonyms like sour, rile, irk, annoy, exasperate, or vex. You can also resort to alter the sentence structures or use related adjectives to give a more nuanced tone. For example, instead of saying "The bad news embittered him," you can say "The bad news left him feeling sour and frustrated"; or, "The cruel words from his partner had an embittering effect on him," you can say "He was deeply hurt and resentful after hearing the cruel words".

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What are the hypernyms for Embitter?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for embitter?

Embitter is defined as to make someone feel bitter or resentful. One antonym for embitter is to sweeten. This means to make someone feel happy or content with something. Another antonym for embitter is to soothe. This means to make someone feel calm or comforted. To pacify is also an antonym for embitter. This means to make someone feel peaceful or easy. To mollify is yet another antonym for embitter. This means to make someone feel less angry or annoyed. Lastly, to please is also an antonym for embitter. This means to make someone feel happy or satisfied with something.

What are the antonyms for Embitter?

Usage examples for Embitter

The ten chapters which precede have served to indicate how Jesus revealed Himself to the Jews in every aspect that was likely to win faith, and how each fresh revelation only served to embitter them against Him, and harden their unbelief into hopeless hostility.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Certainly it will be but a brief enjoyment, but all the more firmly will I grasp it and not embitter it by weakness and absorbing self-pity.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
Others cannot embitter my life, if I do not embitter it myself.
"Landolin"
Berthold Auerbach

Famous quotes with Embitter

  • I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
    Andre Bernard Buruch
  • God is Father of all mankind and is seeking to create a community in which His children will dwell together harmoniously and cooperatively as beloved kinsmen. Therefore attitudes and practices which debase personality or embitter human relations must be avoided.
    Kirby Page
  • The sin is yours, but the shame and sorrow are mine, the past I cannot retrieve, the future is still unspoiled and I will not embitter it by any willful sin. Before I was innocently guilty, now I should be doubly guilty if I went back to the 'gay free life I love.' Atone for the wrong you have done me by ceasing to tempt and trouble me. I will not yield, though you hunt me to death.
    Louisa May Alcott

Related words: bitterness, vexation, frustration, discontent, anger, annoyance, annoyance

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