Acrimonious vs Recrimination - What's the difference?

acrimonious | recrimination |


As an adjective acrimonious

is angry, acid, and sharp in delivering argumentative replies: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone.

As a noun recrimination is

recrimination.

acrimonious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • angry, acid, and sharp in delivering argumentative replies: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone.
  • * 2010 , , Questionable Content 1579: Visitation Rights
  • That would be a way more acrimonious custody battle than the one my parents had over me.

    Synonyms

    * rancorous

    Derived terms

    * acrimoniously * acrimoniousness

    Anagrams

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    recrimination

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of recriminating.
  • A counter or mutual accusation.