Bitter and Harsh


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Bitter adjective – Having or showing deep-seated resentment.
Usage example: she's still bitter about the way her boyfriend broke up with her

Harsh is a synonym for bitter in sharp topic. In some cases you can use "Harsh" instead an adjective "Bitter", when it comes to topics like taste, speech, comfort, sour. popular alternative
Nearby Words: bitterness, bitterly, bittern, bitterish
Synonyms for Bitter


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Harsh adjective – Difficult to endure.
Usage example: harsh conditions in the refugee camp

Bitter is a synonym for harsh in hard topic. You can use "Bitter" instead the word "Harsh" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as bleak, taste, speech, comfort. popular alternative
Nearby Words: harshness, harshly
Synonyms for Harsh

Things that words describes

person bitter person harsh person
attitude bitter attitude harsh attitude
speech bitter speech harsh speech
example bitter example harsh example
Other nouns: tone, personality, words, side, version, ending, reminder, deconstruction, winter.

Both words in one sentence

  • Shadufs continue to see their own possible deaths, and become bitter and harsh because of it.
  • Toph's daughter, Chief Lin Bei Fong is a definite hardass and comes across as overly harsh and bitter most of the time and greatly dislikes Korra.
  • Icy Blue Eyes She has frigid, ocean-blue eyes... and -at the beginning- a very harsh, cold, bitter personality due to severe, non-stop trauma.
    Source: Icy Blue Eyes
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