saccharine

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Medieval Latin saccharum + -ine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

saccharine (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to sugar.
  2. (pejorative) Excessively sweet in action or disposition; syrupy.
  3. Sentimental or romantic to the point of ridiculousness.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From saccharin +‎ -ine

Adjective[edit]

saccharine (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to saccharin.

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

saccharine f (plural saccharines)

  1. saccharin

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

saccharine

  1. vocative masculine singular of saccharinus