Adjective "rancorous" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈraŋk(ə)rəs/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Characterized by bitterness or resentment.
  1. 'a rancorous debate'
  2. 'Just as we need a new tone in Washington, we also need a new tone in discussing energy and the environment, one that is less suspicious, less punitive, less rancorous.'
  3. 'It seems to be aiming for a modern Catcher in the Rye with its sardonic, rancorous, troubled kid character.'

Definitions

1. full of or showing rancor.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be rancorous in tones."

"years can be rancorous."

"debates can be rancorous."

"struggles can be rancorous."

"strikes can be rancorous."

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