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bitternesses, plural;
  1. Sharpness of taste; lack of sweetness
    • - the lime juice imparts a slight bitterness
  2. Anger and disappointment at being treated unfairly; resentment
    • - he expressed bitterness over his dismissal without notice

  1. resentment: a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
  2. a rough and bitter manner
  3. bitter: the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
  4. the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
  5. make bitter
  6. (bitter) piercingly: extremely and sharply; "it was bitterly cold"; "bitter cold"
  7. Resentment can be triggered by an emotionally disturbing experience felt again or relived in the mind. When the person feeling resentment is directing the emotion at themself it appears as remorse.
  8. (Bitter (album)) Bitter is the third solo album by Me'shell Ndegeocello. It was released August 24, 1999 on Maverick Records. The album peaked at #105 on the Billboard Top 200 list in 1999. ...
  9. (Bitter (beer)) Bitter is an English term for pale ale. A boy's bitter has less than 3% alcohol by volume, while a strong bitter has at least 7%. Bitters may be a dark amber, or as light in appearance as a golden ale.
  10. (Bitter (car)) Bitter is a premium sports-luxury automobile marque originally produced in Germany and later Austria. ...
  11. (Bitter (taste)) Taste (or, more formally, gustation; adjectival form: "gustatory") is a form of direct chemoreception and is one of the traditional five senses. It refers to the ability to detect the flavor of substances such as food, certain minerals, and poisons. ...
  12. the quality of having a bitter taste; the quality of feeling bitter; acrimony, resentment
  13. (bitter) A liquid or powder, made from bitter herbs, used in mixed drinks or as a tonic; A type of beer heavily flavored with hops; A turn of a cable about the bitts; Having an acrid taste (usually from a basic substance); Harsh, piercing or stinging; Hateful or hostile; Cynical and resentful
  14. (bitter) A basic taste characterized by solution of quinine, caffeine, and certain other alkaloids. Perceived primarily at the back of the tongue. ...
  15. (BITTER) Bitterness is one of the four flavors you can taste. It can be good or bad. Sometimes bitterness brings out the sweetness in the wine (think of chocolate covered pretzels). Bitterness can sometimes come from the tannins in the wine.
  16. (Bitter) Not common in wines but found occasionally -- particularly in the aftertaste, and usually in subtle, refreshing form -- in some Italian wines and Alsatian whites.
  17. (Bitter) a flavor of over-extracted brews as well as over-roasted coffees, and those with various taste defects. It's a harsh, unpleasant taste detected towards the back of the tongue and normally found only in Dark Roast's.
  18. (Bitter) Basic flavor sensation detected at the back of the mouth and soft-palate, often as after-taste, sometimes desirable to a limited degree (as in dark-roast, espresso). Not to be confused with acidity.
  19. (Bitter) Often caused by too much tannin, this is most often not a desirable trait in wine.
  20. BITTER - (English) Well-hopped ale, most often on draught. Name usually implies depth of hop bitterness. Usually some acidity in the finish, and the color varies from bronze to deep copper. ...
  21. (Bitter) One of the four basic tastes; a certain degree of bitterness is inherent in the fullness of all coffee’s flavor.
  22. (Bitter) Usually considered a fault in but characteristic of such wines as Amarone and certain other Italian reds.
  23. (Bitter) Herbs that taste bitter are good for the whole body, especially the digestive system.
  24. (Bitter) one of the four basic taste sensations. Young, red Bordeaux or Cabernet-Sauvignons will taste bitter because of their relatively high tannin content. Tannin is a bitter element in wines.
  25. (bitter) An unpleasant, biting aftertaste.