Definition of Bittersweet. Meaning of Bittersweet. Synonyms of Bittersweet

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Definition of Bittersweet

Bittersweet
Bittersweet Bit"ter*sweet`, a. Sweet and then bitter or bitter and then sweet; esp. sweet with a bitter after taste; hence (Fig.), pleasant but painful.
Bittersweet
Bittersweet Bit"ter*sweet`, n. 1. Anything which is bittersweet. 2. A kind of apple so called. --Gower. 3. (Bot.) (a) A climbing shrub, with oval coral-red berries (Solanum dulcamara); woody nightshade. The whole plant is poisonous, and has a taste at first sweetish and then bitter. The branches are the officinal dulcamara. (b) An American woody climber (Celastrus scandens), whose yellow capsules open late in autumn, and disclose the red aril which covers the seeds; -- also called Roxbury waxwork.

Meaning of Bittersweet from wikipedia

- Bittersweet, bitter-sweet, or bitter sweet may refer to: A vine in the nightshade family, Solanum dulcamara Bittersweet (apples), a variety of apple with...
- A Bittersweet Life (Korean: 달콤한 인생; RR: Dalkomhan insaeng; lit. "The Sweet Life") is a 2005 South Korean action drama film written and directed by Kim...
- commonly called Oriental bittersweet, as well as Chinese bittersweet, Asian bittersweet, round-leaved bittersweet, and Asiatic bittersweet. It is native to China...
- potato genus Solanum, family Solanaceae. Common names include bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, bitter nightshade, blue bindweed, Amara Dulcis, climbing...
- Bittersweet World is the third studio album by American recording artist Ashlee Simpson. It was first released in Australia on April 19, 2008, with a...
- "The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony". Parlophone. 23 July 2008. Retrieved 25 April 2009. "musicpilgrimages.com: "Music video - Bittersweet Symphony"". Irene...
- Bittersweet Symphony is a 2019 American-British drama film, written and directed by Jamie Adams. It stars Suki Waterhouse, Jennifer Grey, Poppy Delevingne...
- Eros the Bittersweet: An Essay (1986) is the first book of criticism by the Canadian poet, essayist, translator, and cl****icist Anne Carson. A reworking...
- The color bittersweet is displa**** at right. The first recorded use of bittersweet as a color name in English was in 1892. In 1958, bittersweet was made...
- Celastrus scandens, commonly called American bittersweet or bittersweet, is a species of Celastrus that blooms mostly in June and is commonly found on...
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