saccharinity


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sac·cha·rine

 (săk′ər-ĭn, -ə-rēn′, -ə-rīn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of sugar or saccharin; sweet.
2. Having a cloyingly sweet attitude, tone, or character: a saccharine smile.
3. Excessively sentimental: "It was enough for him to rely on sentiment ... and saccharine assertions about The Home" (Kate Millett).

sac′cha·rine·ly adv.
sac′cha·rin′i·ty (-ə-rĭn′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saccharinity - the excessive sweetness of saccharin
sweetness, sweet - the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
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