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Definition of embitter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: embitter