Definition of Heartburning

1. Noun. Intense resentment. "His promotion caused much heartburning among his rivals"

Generic synonyms: Bitterness, Gall, Rancor, Rancour, Resentment



Definition of Heartburning

1. a. Causing discontent.

2. n. Same as Heartburn.

Definition of Heartburning

1. Noun. (medicine) heartburn ¹

2. Noun. discontent; secret enmity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heartburning

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Heartburning

1. Causing discontent. 1. Same as Heartburn. 2. Discontent; secret enmity. "The transaction did not fail to leave heartburnings." (Palfrey) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Heartburning

heartbeats
heartbond
heartbreak
heartbreaker
heartbreakers
heartbreaking
heartbreakingly
heartbreakingness
heartbreakings
heartbreaks
heartbroken
heartbrokenly
heartbrokenness
heartburn
heartburned
heartburning (current term)
heartburnings
heartburns
heartcare
heartcut
heartcuts
heartcutting
heartdear
heartdeep
hearte
hearted
heartedly
heartedness
heartednesses
hearten

Literary usage of Heartburning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On the Veldt: A Plain Narrative of Service Afield in South Africa by R. C. Lewis, Frank Morton (1902)
"I. heartburning—The Fruits of Inexperience—"Travelling Tinkers" —Traction Engines—The African Ox—Will) the CIV—Oft' to Lindley—Those Illusory ..."

2. History of Scotland by Patrick Fraser Tytler (1837)
"The Queen is all for her* self and for a few other friends, whose partiality showed more to some than others maketh a great heartburning. ..."

3. History of Scotland. by Patrick Fraser Tytler (1837)
"The Queen is all for herself and for a few other friends, whose partiality showed more to some than others maketh a great heartburning. ..."

4. History of Scotland [1149-1603] by Patrick Fraser Tytler (1845)
"The queen is all for herself and for a few other friends, whose partiality, showed more to some than others, maketh a great heartburning. ..."

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