Bitterness or sharpness in speech or behavior.
From the latin word "acrimonia" which means sharpness, harshness, or bitterness.
- The meeting ended in acrimony as both sides refused to compromise.
- The divorce proceedings were filled with acrimony and hostility.
- The debate was marked by acrimony and personal attacks.
- The acrimony between the two politicians was well known.
- The discussion ended in acrimony, with both sides unwilling to listen to the other's viewpoint.