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Saturday, May 19, 2001

Definitions for acrimony

  1. Bitter, harsh, or biting sharpness, as of language, disposition, or manners.

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Citations for acrimony
In years to come, liturgical infighting ranked alongside disputed patents, contested fortunes, and savage political feuds as a source of McCormick family acrimony. Richard Norton Smith, The Colonel
The partnership eventually broke up in acrimony. Henry Grunwald, One Man's America
Origin of acrimony
1535-1545
Acrimony is from Latin acrimonia, from acer, "sharp."