Definition of 'bitterly'
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Be careful buying house plants from outdoor stalls in bitterly cold weather. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The police complain bitterly about being undervalued. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The issue divides voters as bitterly as Brexit. The Sun (2016)Can he unite a bitterly divided America? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He got frostbite in his right foot while spending three hours fixing a car on a bitterly cold day in March. The Sun (2016)He is obviously bitterly disappointed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Eight years on the US is bitterly divided. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The troops suffered atrocious conditions in bitterly cold winters, with temperatures down to minus 30C. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But her own relatives were bitterly divided over whether she should live or die. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The welfare reforms they opposed so bitterly have proved hugely popular. The Sun (2014)Look at the points total and we are bitterly disappointed with the amount we have got. The Sun (2014)What happened to the predictions a few weeks ago of a bitterly cold winter? Times, Sunday Times (2008)She complained bitterly of all this to her husband. Pride and Prejudice (1813)At the time the brothers were bitterly divided over the conflict. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But he failed to live up to the hype and will be bitterly disappointed. The Sun (2016)It was bitterly cold now and the ground was frozen hard. Red Coats and Rebels - the war for America 1770-1781 (1990)Relatives of the passengers complained bitterly yesterday. The Sun (2006)And with many bitterly divided parties government could only be unstable. The Government and Politics of France (1989)And one day you are going to be bitterly disappointed. The Sun (2008)And on a bitterly cold day she was left to fend for herself with countless businessmen and women walking past. The Sun (2013)It was bitterly cold and depressing. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)How many of us have complained bitterly if a stray dog comes into our garden and fouls before going on its way? Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)These last two plays are bitterly, painfully funny. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Unemployment and inflation were low and the government was safe from a bitterly divided Conservative opposition. The Sun (2010)The game was there for us to win, so it was bitterly disappointing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When he played them he heard the Beatles legend complaining bitterly about pop critics. The Sun (2010)More importantly, they were bitterly divided by politics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am bitterly disappointed and upset by our lack of organisation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The move would also be bitterly opposed by employers in Britain and others who see immigration as vital to fuelling economic growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Like many of his countrymen he bitterly opposed the Treaty of Versailles. Twentieth Century History - Basic Facts (1985)But the move was bitterly opposed by Japan, which values the fish as a key ingredient in sushi. The Sun (2010)But the move is bitterly opposed by military chiefs, who claim it risks throwing away the gains made by British forces. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'bitterly'
British English: bitterly ADVERB
You use bitterly when you are describing an attitude which involves strong, unpleasant emotions such as anger or dislike.
We are bitterly upset at what has happened.
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