Translation of bitterness in Spanish:

bitterness

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪtərnəs; ˈbɪtənɪs/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 1.1 (of taste) amargor (masculine)
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    • A beer in which neither the sweetness of the malt nor the bitterness of the hops predominates.
    • The Chaudron Ale Quebecoise is a clear straw color with a very light pale malt flavor with pronounced hop bitterness.
    • However, supertasters may also snub vegetables, such as broccoli and cauliflower, because they can detect a slight bitterness in their flavor as well.
    1.2 (of weather) inclemencia (f), dureza (f)
  • 2 2.1 (of disappointment, defeat) amargura (feminine) 2.2 (of person, state of mind) amargura (f), resentimiento (m)
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    • Meanwhile the weavers' strike still continued in all its bitterness.
    • That night of July 18, 1914, the immortal Darcy seemed to feel the bitterness of defeat less than his supporters did.
    • Me, I'd be curled up in a fetal position in bed, railing against the bitterness of life.
    2.3 (of hatred) lo implacable; (of struggle) lo enconado

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