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Definition of embitter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

embitter

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪmˈbɪt̮ər//
 
embitter somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they embitter
 
he / she / it embitters
 
past simple embittered
 
-ing form embittering
 
 
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to make someone feel angry or disappointed about something over a long period of time Years of caring for her aging parents had embittered her.
 
adjective a sick and embittered old man an embittered laugh
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