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Synonyms of bittersweet

Noun


1. bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, climbing nightshade, deadly nightshade, poisonous nightshade, woody nightshade, Solanum dulcamara, nightshade

usage: poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America

2. bittersweet, American bittersweet, climbing bittersweet, false bittersweet, staff vine, waxwork, shrubby bittersweet, Celastrus scandens, vine

usage: twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds

Adjective


1. bittersweet, sad (vs. glad)

usage: tinged with sadness; "a movie with a bittersweet ending"

2. bittersweet, semisweet, tasty (vs. tasteless)

usage: having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness

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