- Bitterness or ill feeling: a quagmire of lawsuits, acrimony, and finger-pointingMore example sentences
- But what should have been one of the publishing events of this year has now descended into astonishing depths of bitterness and acrimony.
- Long-term damage can be caused to children exposed to acrimony and bitterness in family breakdown.
- It's only recently and as a result of all the bitter acrimony that he realised that they can't sort it out.
mid 16th century (in the sense 'bitter taste or smell'): from French acrimonie or Latin acrimonia, from acer, acri- 'pungent, acrid'.