from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The quality of being resentful or cynical.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being acrimonious; asperity; acrimony.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being acrimonious.
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The whisperings of the others suggested a growing acrimoniousness of debate.
The name of Breen was not mentioned, but its flavour lurked in every mouthful of conversation, like the taste of garlic that has been rubbed round the salad bowl in the salad that has not touched it; it filled the domestic atmosphere with a subtle acrimoniousness unknown to it before.
Anxious to do my duty to your readers, and honestly to publish my convictions, I have never for a moment allowed myself to be carried away by acrimoniousness, and personally I have heard much that is bitter for an Englishman to hear.
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