Antonyms
Etymology

1. bittersweet

adjective. ['ˈbɪtɝˌswiːt'] tinged with sadness.

Antonyms

  • fresh

Etymology

  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sweet (English)

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2. bittersweet

adjective. ['ˈbɪtɝˌswiːt'] having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness.

Synonyms

  • semisweet

Antonyms

  • sweet
  • sour

Etymology

  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sweet (English)

3. bittersweet

noun. ['ˈbɪtɝˌswiːt'] twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds.

Synonyms

  • false bittersweet
  • climbing bittersweet
  • genus Celastrus
  • shrubby bittersweet
  • Celastrus scandens
  • Celastrus
  • vine
  • staff vine
  • waxwork

Antonyms

  • unappetizing
  • good
  • joyful
  • appreciation

Etymology

  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sweet (English)

4. bittersweet

noun. ['ˈbɪtɝˌswiːt'] poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America.

Synonyms

  • deadly nightshade
  • climbing nightshade
  • bittersweet nightshade
  • Solanum dulcamara
  • poisonous nightshade
  • genus Solanum
  • nightshade
  • Solanum

Antonyms

  • cheap
  • off-colour
  • flashy
  • inelegant

Etymology

  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sweet (English)

5. nightshade

noun. ['ˈnaɪˌtʃeɪd'] any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit.

Synonyms

  • purple nightshade
  • buffalo bur
  • poroporo
  • silverleaf nightshade
  • bittersweet nightshade
  • Solanum dulcamara
  • Madeira winter cherry
  • silver-leaved nettle
  • prairie berry
  • black nightshade
  • common nightshade
  • climbing nightshade
  • winter cherry
  • Solanum rostratum
  • Solanum carolinense
  • white horse nettle
  • Jerusalem cherry
  • bittersweet
  • woody plant
  • ball nightshade
  • ligneous plant
  • silver-leaved nightshade
  • African holly
  • kangaroo apple
  • Solanum nigrum
  • Solanum aviculare
  • Solanum
  • horse nettle
  • woody nightshade
  • deadly nightshade
  • poisonberry
  • trompillo
  • Solanum pseudocapsicum
  • Solanum elaeagnifolium
  • ball nettle
  • poisonous nightshade
  • poison-berry
  • genus Solanum
  • Solanum giganteum

Antonyms

  • glad

Sentences with bittersweet-nightshade


1. Noun Phrase
Climbing nightshade, another abundant type of nightshade that goes by the name of bittersweet nightshade in some regions, takes the form of a vine, capable of producing stems as long as 8 feet.

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