acrimonious

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Etymology[edit]

From French acrimonieux, from Latin ācrimōniōsus. Surface analysis acrimony +‎ -ous.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /æk.ɹɪ.ˈməʊ̯.ni.əs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /æk.ɹɪ.ˈmoʊ̯.ni.əs/

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acrimonious (comparative more acrimonious, superlative most acrimonious)

  1. angry, acid, and sharp in delivering argumentative replies: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone.

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