Definition of bitterly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɪtəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪtərli//
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  1. 1  in a way that shows feelings of sadness or anger She wept bitterly. They complained bitterly. The development was bitterly opposed by the local community.
  2. 2  (describing unpleasant or sad feelings) extremely bitterly disappointed/ashamed
  3. 3  bitterly cold very cold
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bitterly