- (transitive, figuratively) to embitter, to make bitter
- 1946, Ernest Hemingway, Giuseppe Trevisani, transl., Fiesta [The Sun Also Rises], Einaudi:
- Cohn era un ragazzo per bene, un ragazzo socievole e molto timido, e la cosa lo amareggiava.
- He was a nice boy, a friendly boy, and very shy, and it made him bitter.
- (literally, “Cohn was a respectable boy, a sociable and very shy boy, and it embittered him.”)
Conjugation of amareggiare