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Synonyms for bittersweet
ˌbɪt ərˈswit, ˈbɪt ərˌswit; ˈbɪt ərˌswitbit·ter·sweet

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

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

    Synonyms:
    woody nightshade, waxwork, false bittersweet, poisonous nightshade, staff vine, climbing bittersweet, deadly nightshade, shrubby bittersweet, climbing nightshade, belladonna, bittersweet nightshade, belladonna plant

    Antonyms:
    glad, tasteless

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

    twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds

    Synonyms:
    woody nightshade, waxwork, false bittersweet, poisonous nightshade, staff vine, wax figure, climbing bittersweet, deadly nightshade, shrubby bittersweet, climbing nightshade, bittersweet nightshade

    Antonyms:
    tasteless, glad

  3. bittersweetadjective

    tinged with sadness

    "a movie with a bittersweet ending"

    Synonyms:
    semisweet

    Antonyms:
    tasteless, glad

  4. bittersweet, semisweetadjective

    having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness

    Synonyms:
    semisweet

    Antonyms:
    glad, tasteless

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Editors Contribution

  1. saudades

    Submitted by BlutUndBoden18 on December 3, 2020  

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. bittersweet

    Synonyms:
    Dulcamara [m]

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How to use bittersweet in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Homan:

    It has been the honor of my life to lead the men and women of ICE for more than a year, the decision to leave federal service after more than 34 years is bittersweet, but my family has sacrificed a lot in order for me to serve and it's time for me to focus on them.

  2. Kevin Love:

    It leaves a bad taste in your mouth, naturally, it's bittersweet. We wanted to go 4-0, but three out of four on a road trip where we played two back-to-backs is not bad. We seek perfection. We always want to be better.

  3. Dawn Drexel:

    This is truly a mother's nightmare, i am mourning my beautiful daughter Brittanee as I have been for 13 years. But today it's bittersweet. We are much closer to the closure and the peace that we have been desperately hoping for.

  4. Piotr Wislicki:

    It's a bittersweet solution.

  5. Pamela Rivas:

    It was bittersweet at the beginning because my father wasn't here to see the outcome. At the same time, I was just thrilled.


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