Synonyms for acrimoniously

Grammar : Adv
Spell : ak-ruh-moh-nee-uh s
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk rəˈmoʊ ni əs

Définition of acrimoniously

Origin :
  • 1610s, "acrid," from French acrimonieux, from Medieval Latin acrimoniosus, from Latin acrimonia (see acrimony). Of dispositions, debates, etc., from 1775. Related: Acrimoniously; acrimoniousness.
  • As in sarcastically : adv scornfully
Example sentences :
  • "Tell it to whom you like, my good man," replied Brigitte, acrimoniously.
  • Extract from : « The Lesser Bourgeoisie » by Honore de Balzac
  • But Nolan was regarding him acrimoniously, and Clayton apparently had not heard at all.
  • Extract from : « Dangerous Days » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • I do not mean to intimate that the subject absolutely and acrimoniously annoyed our hero.
  • Extract from : « Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty » by J. W. de Forest
  • "Hain't got no business stirrin' us up like this for nothin'," said Atwell, acrimoniously.
  • Extract from : « Scattergood Baines » by Clarence Budington Kelland
  • Dr. Sutherland chivalrously assumed the sole authorship, and was acrimoniously attacked by some of his professional brethren.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2 » by Edward Tyas Cook

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