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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Feelings of anger between people who disagree strongly and do not like each other. A rough and bitter manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • Is it possible to avoid such acrimony when you get divorced?
  • Today's chaotic pattern of funding, administration, interference, cross purposes and acrimony is not serving the public well.
  • The acrimony is the latest example of shattered alliances in the New York real-estate world.
  • I think after the midterms the acrimony toward him and his obstinancy will grow substantially. for more
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