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Wordnet 3.0


1. marked by strong resentment or cynicism;
- Example: "an acrimonious dispute"
- Example: "bitter about the divorce"
[syn: acrimonious, bitter]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Acrimonious \Ac"ri*mo"ni*ous\, a. [Cf. LL. acrimonious, F. acrimonieux.] 1. Acrid; corrosive; as, acrimonious gall. [Archaic] --Harvey. [1913 Webster] 2. Caustic; bitter-tempered' sarcastic; as, acrimonious dispute, language, temper. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

acrimonious adj 1: marked by strong resentment or cynicism; "an acrimonious dispute"; "bitter about the divorce" [syn: acrimonious, bitter]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "acrimonious": acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, astringent, belligerent, biting, bitter, burning, caustic, choleric, contentious, corroding, corrosive, cranky, cross, cutting, double-edged, edged, embittered, escharotic, fierce, harsh, incisive, indignant, irascible, irate, ireful, keen, mad, mordacious, mordant, penetrating, piercing, poignant, quarrelsome, rancorous, rankled, resentful, resenting, rigorous, rough, scathing, scorching, severe, sharp, sore, splenetic, stabbing, stewing, stinging, strident, stringent, tart, testy, trenchant, vehement, violent, virulent, vitriolic, withering, wrathful, wrathy, wroth