Synonyms of bitterness in English:

bitterness


See definition of bitterness

noun

1‘the bitterness of the medicine’

SYNONYMS
sharpness, acidity, pungency, acridity, tartness, sourness, harshness, vinegariness, acerbity
ANTONYMS

sweetness

2‘his bitterness against his parents grew’

SYNONYMS
resentment, resentfulness, embitteredness, dissatisfaction, disgruntlement, discontent, grudge, pique, indignation, sourness, rancour, spite, sullenness, churlishness, moroseness, petulance, peevishness, spleen, acrimony
ANTONYMS

magnanimity, contentment

3‘the bitterness of war’

SYNONYMS
trauma, pain, painfulness, agony, grief
unpleasantness, disagreeableness, nastiness, awfulness
upset, heartache, heartbreak, unhappiness, misery, wretchedness, sorrow, sadness, distress, desolation, despair, desperation, poignancy, tragedy
ANTONYMS

delight

4‘the bitterness of the wind’

SYNONYMS
intense cold, bitter cold, iciness, frostiness, chilliness, chill
penetration, intensity, bite, nip, sting, sharpness, keenness, rawness, harshness, wintriness
British informal parkiness
ANTONYMS

warmth, balminess

5‘there was irreconcilable bitterness between strikers and strike-breakers’

SYNONYMS
acrimony, hostility, antipathy, antagonism, enmity, animus, friction, virulence, anger, rancour, spite, spitefulness, vindictiveness, viciousness, vitriol, savagery, ferocity, hate, hatred, loathing, detestation, venom, poison, bile, nastiness, ill feeling, ill will, bad blood, malignity, malevolence
literary, archaic choler
ANTONYMS

goodwill