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Acrimony

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun acrimony:

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Definition of the noun acrimony

What does acrimony mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acrimonies

  1. a rough and bitter manner

Definition of the noun acrimony for high school students

    bitterness, discord
    • example: Though they vowed that no girl would ever come between them, Biff and Trevor could not keep acrimony from overwhelming their friendship after they both fell in love with the lovely Teresa.

The noun acrimony is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Group

Acrimony was a British stoner metal band who were active during the 1990s. Releasing their debut album in 1994, they are regarded as the pioneers of stoner metal in the United Kingdom, and an important influence upon the scene. Although the band never achieved mainstream success, during their career they received much critical acclaim – they were nominated for the Kerrang! Best Newcomer award and earned top review ratings. Acrimony have maintained a cult following in the British metal scene, their records reportedly selling for vast sums as collectors items. Allmusic described their musical style as "typical mid-'90s stoner rock" that "combined Black Sabbath's heavy metal riffery, Hawkwind's space rock excursions, and Blue Cheer's fuzzed-out psychedelic feedback with extreme doses of volume .... particularly reminiscent of desert metal gods Kyuss.

  • also known as Acrinomy
  • genres: Doom metal, Stoner rock
  • albums: "Hymns to the Stone", "The Acid Elephant E.P.", "Tumuli Shroomaroom", "Solstice Sadness", "A Sombre Thought", "Acrimony / Iron Rainbow", "Bong On - Live Long!"

Writings

"Acrimony" is a book by Michael Hofmann.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acrimony

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Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order (1884)

With Copious Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers

Acrimony is a transient feeling that discovers itself by the words; tartness is an habitual irritability that mingles itself with the tone and looks. An acrimonious reply frequently gives rise to much ill-will; a tort reply is often treated with indifference, ...

Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained (1824)

In Alphabetical Order by George Crabb

Acrimony is a transient feeling that discovers itself by the words; tor-most is an habitual irritability that mingles itself with the tone and looks. .An acrimonious reply frequently gives rise to much ill-will; a tart reply is often treated with indifference, ...

Google previewSynonyms Discriminated (1871)

A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the English Language, with Descriptions of Their Various Shades of Meaning, and Illustrations of Their Usages and Specialities

Acrimony is the result of disappointment or wrong, real or supposed, or personal dislike, or may be roused by ill-tempered disputations and criticisms. Acrimony is a kind of habitual bitterness of character showing itself in small things. It is the ...

Google previewGlobally and Locally (1998)

Seeking a Middle Path to Sustainable Development by Alan G. McQuillan, Ashley L. Preston

Acrimony is an integral part of Highland Development and must be dealt with at every turn. Highland Forum, an HIDB-sponsored enterprise, is a regionwide group specializing in conflict management and problem resolution in Highland ...

Google previewEnglish Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order (1818)

With Copious Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers by George Crabb

Acrimony is a transient feeling that discovers itself by the words ; tartness is an habitual irritability that mingles itself with the tone and looks. An acrimonious reply frequently gives rise to much ill-will ; a tart reply is often treated with indifference, ...

Google previewLexicon physico-medicum: or, A new medicinal dictionary ... The sixth edition, with new improvements from the latest chymical and mechanical authors (1743)

by John QUINCY

Acrimony, expresses a Quality in Bodies, by which they corrode, destroy, or diffolve others ; from acer, sharp.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

By dryil loses all its acrimony, beromirg first sweetish then almost insipid : if kept in a cool p'ic| sand, ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

The great acrimony of most of the species of ranunculus is such, that, on being applied to the skin, they excite itching. redness, and inflammation, and even produce blisters, tumefaction, and ulceration of ...

Google previewAn English-Konkani Pronouncing Pocket Dictionary (1930)

by J. M. Pinto

[acrimony. Acceptable, ac-sep'-te-ЪГ, a. Mo- gall; apurhaccho; mauToso. Acceptation, ac-scp-tei-xion, N. Gevop; maunop. Access, ac-ses, N. Rig. Accessible, ac-se-si-Ы', a. Rig asiolo; vochoct asiolo. Accessory, ae'-se-so ri, a.

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1I1M3O1N1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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