Synonyms for bittersweet

Synonyms for (noun) bittersweet

Synonyms: false bittersweet, staff vine, shrubby bittersweet, bittersweet, American bittersweet, Celastrus scandens, climbing bittersweet, waxwork

Definition: twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds

Similar words: vine

Definition: a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface


Synonyms: woody nightshade, poisonous nightshade, climbing nightshade, deadly nightshade, Solanum dulcamara, bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade

Definition: poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America

Similar words: nightshade

Definition: any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit

Synonyms for (adjective) bittersweet

Synonyms: bittersweet

Definition: tinged with sadness

Usage: a movie with a bittersweet ending

Similar words: sad

Definition: experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness

Usage: feeling sad because his dog had died; Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad- Christina Rossetti


Synonyms: semisweet, bittersweet

Definition: having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness

Similar words: tasty

Definition: pleasing to the sense of taste

Usage: a tasty morsel