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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc

Usage examples (5)
  • Adjective : an acrimonious answer; an acrimonious dispute
  • What do you know about time place space acrimony acrimoniousness?
  • The whisperings of the others suggested a growing acrimoniousness of debate.
  • Anxious to do my duty to your readers, and honestly to publish my convictions, I have never for a moment allowed myself to be carried away by acrimoniousness, and... for more
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