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Definition of Bitter
BitterBitter Bit"ter, n. [See Bitts.] (Naut.)
AA turn of the cable which is round the bitts.
Bitter end, that part of a cable which is abaft the bitts,
and so within board, when the ship rides at anchor. BitterBitter Bit"ter, a. [AS. biter; akin to Goth. baitrs, Icel.
bitr, Dan., Sw., D., & G. bitter, OS. bittar, fr. root of E.
bite. See Bite, v. t.]
1. Having a peculiar, acrid, biting taste, like that of
wormwood or an infusion of hops; as, a bitter medicine;
bitter as aloes.
2. Causing pain or smart; piercing; painful; sharp; severe;
as, a bitter cold day.
3. Causing, or fitted to cause, pain or distress to the mind;
It is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast
forsaken the Lord thy God. --Jer. ii. 19.
4. Characterized by sharpness, severity, or cruelty; harsh;
stern; virulent; as, bitter reproach.
Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against
them. --Col. iii.
5. Mournful; sad; distressing; painful; pitiable.
The Egyptians . . . made their lives bitter with
hard bondage. --Ex. i. 14.
Bitter apple, Bitter cucumber, Bitter gourd. (Bot.) See
Bitter cress (Bot.), a plant of the genus Cardamine, esp.
Bitter earth (Min.), tale earth; calcined magnesia.
Bitter principles (Chem.), a class of substances, extracted
from vegetable products, having strong bitter taste but
with no sharply defined chemical characteristics.
Bitter salt, Epsom salts; magnesium sulphate.
Bitter vetch (Bot.), a name given to two European
leguminous herbs, Vicia Orobus and Ervum Ervilia.
To the bitter end, to the last extremity, however
Syn: Acrid; sharp; harsh; pungent; stinging; cutting; severe;
acrimonious. BitterBitter Bit"ter, n.
Any substance that is bitter. See Bitters.
Bitter Bit"ter, v. t.
To make bitter. --Wolcott.
Meaning of Bitter from wikipedia
to: Resentment, negative emotion
or attitude, similar
or otherwise negatively affected
by experience Bitter
- produce seeds
that are somewhat
. The genetic basis
for bitterness involves
gene, the bitter flavor furthermore being
- via various bittering
agents. Common bitter foods
and beverages include
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mate, coca tea. bitter
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- "Bitter Sweet
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album, Urban Hymns
orange, sour orange, bigarade
orange, or marmalade orange refers
to a citrus
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- ****X Bitter
is a well hopped bitter lager
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- Bitter lemon
is a carbonated
soft drink flavoured
and lemon. The signature bitter taste
by a combination
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Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott
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