noun see saccharine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • saccharinity — noun the excessive sweetness of saccharin • Derivationally related forms: ↑saccharine • Hypernyms: ↑sweetness, ↑sweet * * * ˌsakəˈrinəd.ē noun ( es) : the qualit …   Useful english dictionary

  • saccharinity — See saccharinely. * * * …   Universalium

  • saccharinity — n. sweetness, sugariness; quality of resembling sugar; excess sentimentality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saccharinity — sac·cha·rin·i·ty …   English syllables

  • saccharine — adjective Etymology: Latin saccharum Date: circa 1674 1. a. of, relating to, or resembling that of sugar < saccharine taste > b. yielding or containing sugar < saccharine vegetables > 2. overly or sickishly sweet < saccharine flavor > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • saccharine — saccharinely, adv. saccharinity /sak euh rin i tee/, n. /sak euhr in, euh reen , euh ruyn /, adj. 1. of the nature of or resembling that of sugar: a powdery substance with a saccharine taste. 2. containing or yielding sugar. 3. very sweet to the… …   Universalium

  • sabir — noun /səˈbɪə/ a lingua franca , 1985: My Greek is not the tongue of Homer or Aeschylus but a sloppy ungrammatical sabir lacking Attic salt and tending to a saccharinity which sets my teeth on edge. Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked …   Wiktionary

  • sweet — Synonyms and related words: Jell O, accommodating, achingly sweet, admirable, adorable, affable, aftertaste, agreeable, agreeable sounding, ambrosial, amiable, amicable, angel, angelic, appealing, ariose, arioso, aromatic, attentive, attractive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sweetness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Sugary taste Nouns 1. sweetness, sugariness, saccharinity; sweetening, [barley, brown, cane, caramel, confectioner s, cube, granulated, icing, light or dark brown, powdered, raw, spun, or superfine]… …   English dictionary for students

  • sweetness — n 1. sugariness, honeyedness, saccharinity. 2. freshness, pureness, refreshingness, wholesomeness, cleanness; goodness, tastiness, saporosity, flavor fulness. 3. sweet soundingness, melodiousness, mellifluence, mellifluousness, melody, harmony,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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