[ im-bit-er ]

verb (used with object)

Other words from imbitter

  • im·bit·ter·er, noun
  • im·bit·ter·ment, noun

Words Nearby imbitter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use imbitter in a sentence

  • No feeling of remorse stole over her to imbitter the sweets of her triumphant thoughts.

    Daisy Brooks | Laura Jean Libbey
  • And thus many are found who are silly enough to imbitter their own lives and the lives of others by such foolish superstitions.

    The Spirit Land | Samuel B. (Samuel Bulfinch) Emmons
  • He is always so preternaturally grave that she is curious to know if a smile—once indulged in—would imbitter or sweeten his face.

    Portia | Duchess
  • What would this be but to imbitter his reflections needlessly.

  • He made the best of things, overlooking the petty matters which some persons allow to wear and imbitter their dispositions.

    Famous European Artists | Sarah K. Bolton