BITTERNESS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BITTERNESS
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bitterness
 n.  sharp and bitter manner
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  All three wore home-dyed mourning, all were worn, sad, worried, all bitter with a bitterness that did not sulk or complain but, nevertheless, peered out from behind their smiles and their words of welcome.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
2  There was an air of studied and determined cheerfulness about the whole family which brought a colder chill to Scarlett's bones than the bitterness of Mimosa or the deathly brooding of Pine Bloom.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
3  They left bitterness to their women and their old people.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  His mild pale eyes showed more hate and bitterness than she thought possible.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  Don't you think I realize the bitterness of our situation, living here on your charity-- Oh, yes, Scarlett, your charity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  She had no feeling of shame or disappointment or bitterness now, only a weakness of the knees and a great emptiness of heart.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  Scarlett, watching the flying fingers, heard the laughter and looked at them all with concealed bitterness and contempt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  An ageless dignity, a timeless gallantry still clung about them and would cling until they died but they would carry undying bitterness to their graves, a bitterness too deep for words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
9  They were caring again with a cold ruthless bitterness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
10  For the first time, she felt a kinship with the people about her, felt one with them in their fears, their bitterness, their determination.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  No, she didn't want her children raised in this welter of hate and uncertainty, of bitterness and violence lurking just below the surface, of poverty and grinding hardships and insecurity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  "Yes, it's done now," he said with slow bitterness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
13  These girls who had come to maturity since the surrender had only childish memories of the war and lacked the bitterness that animated their elders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
14  Melanie with cool dignity and India with acid bitterness saw to that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
15  Rhett watched the train until it was out of sight and on his face there was a look of speculative bitterness that was not pleasant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
Example Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
16  Sit not sad because that time a fitful aspect weareth; Patience is most bitter, yet most sweet the fruit it bearth.
17  He who has not tasted bitter knows not what sweet is.
18  That which was bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.
19  There is nothing which has not been bitter before being ripe.
20  Work has a bitter root but sweet fruit.
21  Apothecaries would not sugar their pills unless they were bitter.
22  Beauty may have fair leaves, but bitter fruit.
23  Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
24  The bitter cold caused the water pipes to burst.
25  The authorities succeeded despite bitter opposition from teachers.
26  The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
27  Failing the final exams was a bitter disappointment for me.
28  He launched a bitter diatribe against the younger generation.
29  The outside of an orange is bitter, but the inside is sweet.
30  Good medicine for health tastes bitter to the mouth.