saccharine


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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.

saccharine

(ˈsækəˌraɪn; -ˌriːn)
adj
1. excessively sweet; sugary: a saccharine smile.
2. (Biochemistry) of, relating to, of the nature of, or containing sugar or saccharin
ˈsaccharinely adv
saccharinity n

sac•cha•rine

(ˈsæk ər ɪn, -əˌrin, -əˌraɪn)

adj.
1. of, resembling, or containing sugar.
2. very sweet to the taste; sugary.
3. cloyingly agreeable or ingratiating.
4. exaggeratedly sweet or sentimental.
[1665–75]
sac′cha•rine•ly, adv.
sac`cha•rin′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.saccharine - overly sweetsaccharine - overly sweet        
sweet - having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar

saccharine

adjective sickly, honeyed, sentimental, sugary, nauseating, soppy (Brit. informal), cloying, maudlin, syrupy (informal), mawkish, icky (informal), treacly, oversweet She smiled with saccharine sweetness.

saccharine

adjective
1. Having or suggesting the taste of sugar:
2. Purposefully contrived to gain favor:
Translations

saccharine

[ˈsækəriːn]
adj (= sentimental) [film, novel] → à l'eau de rose

saccharine

adjSa(c)charin-; (fig liter)zuckersüß; saccharine sweetenerSa(c)charinsüßstoff m

saccharine

saccharin (Am) [ˈsækərɪn] nsaccarina

sac·cha·rine

n. sacarina, sustancia sumamente dulce, agente dulcificante artificial;
a. sacarino-a, azucarado-a.
References in classic literature ?
When this important point shall be achieved, it will be in season to turn our attention to an improvement in the manufacture of the article, But thou knowest, Richard, that I have already subjected our sugar to the process of the refiner, and that the result has produced loaves as white as the snow on yon fields, and possessing the saccharine quality in its utmost purity.
said Claire, on whom these saccharine exchanges were beginning to have a cloying effect.
One might find argument for optimism in the abundant flow of this saccharine element of pleasure in every suburb and extremity of the good world.
deep, as has been noticed, and swallowing up head, shoulders, and elbows) came forth again mellow-faced, and seeming to have undergone a saccharine transfiguration.
It was in vain urged by the housewife that God made yeast, as well as dough, and loves fermentation just as dearly as he loves vegetation; that fermentation develops the saccharine element in the grain, and makes it more palatable and more digestible.
A: Its been well over a century since a scientist at Johns Hopkins University who was fiddling around with the byproducts of coal tar (thats right, coal tar) accidentally discovered saccharine.
I've never read such a sappy saccharine letter like his.
But Rebecca manages to be emotional without sliding into being weepy and saccharine - this is a woman on fire, and on form.
The music is too saccharine and all those cod posh English accents drive me mad" Singer Noddy Holder "My wife is a shopaholic, always off buying shoes or something, so I have got to keep the money coming, somehow" Ozzy Osbourne, confirming he will continue to pursue a solo career
Co-helmed by Cheng Yu-chieh and Lekal Sumi Cilangasan with all the right sentimental beats, this saccharine, prettily shot pic won the audience award at the Taipei Film Festival, and it's easy enough to see why.
She said at least one of them was fairly intoxicated - probably saccharine poisoning.
The purpose of this study is to know the effect of normal saline and hypertonic saline nasal drops on mucociliary clearance in sinusitis by performing saccharine clearance test.