Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bitterness

4 senses of bitterness

Sense 1
resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour -- (a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will)
       => hostility, enmity, ill will -- (the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility")

Sense 2
bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorniness -- (a rough and bitter manner)
       => disagreeableness -- (an ill-tempered and offensive disposition)

Sense 3
bitter, bitterness -- (the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth)
       => taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception -- (the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste")

Sense 4
bitterness, bitter -- (the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste)
       => taste property -- (a property appreciated via the sense of taste)

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