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verb (used with object)
  1. embitter.
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Related formsim·bit·ter·er, nounim·bit·ter·ment, noun
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Examples from the Web for imbitter

Historical Examples

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

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850.


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