bittersweet

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Etymology[edit]

bitter +‎ sweet.

Adjective[edit]

bittersweet (comparative more bittersweet, superlative most bittersweet)

  1. Both bitter and sweet.
  2. Expressing contrasting emotions of pain and pleasure.
    The break-up was very bittersweet; they both hurt to end it, but were glad it was over.

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Wikispecies bittersweet (plural bittersweets)

  1. A vine, of the genus Celastrus, having small orange fruits that open to reveal red seeds.
  2. The bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara.
  3. A variety of apple with a bittersweet taste.

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