verb (used with object)
Related formsem·bit·ter·er, nounem·bit·ter·ment, nounun·em·bit·tered, adjective
Examples from the Web for embitter
To enforce obedience, the most harsh and unjust means were employed, which could not but embitter the people.Frederic Chopin, v. 1 (of 2)|Moritz Karasowski
It must be admitted that his respectable Eminence the Cardinal had enough to provoke and embitter him with his relatives.A Decade of Italian Women, v. II (of 2)|T. Adolphus Trollope
These things alone would have had a tendency to embitter his heart and to make him rail at the so-called justice of the land.The Day of Judgment|Joseph Hocking
I may add that no nation can afford to embitter its own writers against itself by producing in their minds a sense of injustice.
Domestic afflictions combined with numerous and painful infirmities to embitter his old age.