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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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  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. Steve Mellin:

    There is so much death and loss and devastation in this case, it's hard to know where to begin, the defendant planted a bomb that led to painful eulogies and terrifying memories. Surviving family members were left to attend to funerals and live lives with bittersweet memories of those lost forever and painful reminders of what could have been.

  2. Chase Cook:

    Its definitely bittersweet, since its so connected to something so tragic, there was no euphoric pop-off of excitement.

  3. Jon Rogers:

    Although it is bittersweet that our spiritual home will be destroyed, we are excited about filling the void that has been left.

  4. Jamela Dunbar:

    Independence Day in America was July 4, 1776. Blood, sweat. and tears. Negros remember the oppression of their forefathers. And the condemnation of slavery. The memories are bittersweet to this day. When you look back at history. The abuse, affliction, and demeanor of our fore parents' rights, invaded. The pain is still sharp. And fresh in our memories like yesterday. And it lives on in our heart, like Cancer without a cure.

  5. Janet Napolitano:

    My time at UC has been deeply gratifying and rewarding. I have been honored and inspired every day to serve this institution alongside incredibly dedicated, passionate people, the decision was tough and this moment, bittersweet but the time is right.

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