Acrimony meaning

ăkrə-mōnē
Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity.
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The definition of acrimony refers to the hostility or bitterness in someone's overall demeanor or speech.

An example of the word acrimony is the way in which an angry attendee at a political event might question the politician.

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Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.
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Her acrimony for her neighbors manifests itself with shouting and stomping.

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Origin of acrimony

  • Latin ācrimōnia sharpness from ācer sharp ak- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French acrimonie, from Latin ācrimōnia (“sharpness, pungency”).

    From Wiktionary