Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sweet

5 senses of sweet

Sense 1
Sweet, Henry Sweet -- (English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912))
       INSTANCE OF=> phonetician -- (a specialist in phonetics)

Sense 2
dessert, sweet, afters -- (a dish served as the last course of a meal)
       => course -- (part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal")

Sense 3
sweet, confection -- (a food rich in sugar)
       => dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat -- (something considered choice to eat)

Sense 4
sweet, sweetness, sugariness -- (the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth)
       => taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception -- (the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste")

Sense 5
sweetness, sweet -- (the property of tasting as if it contains sugar)
       => taste property -- (a property appreciated via the sense of taste)

Antonyms of adj sweet

10 senses of sweet

Sense 1
sweet (vs. sour) -- (having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar)

sour (vs. sweet) -- (having a sharp biting taste)
        => acerb, acerbic, astringent -- (sour or bitter in taste)
        => acetose, acetous, vinegary, vinegarish -- (tasting or smelling like vinegar)
        => acidic, acid, acidulent, acidulous -- (being sour to the taste)
        => lemony, lemonlike, sourish, tangy, tart -- (tasting sour like a lemon)
        => subacid -- (slightly sour to the taste)

Sense 2
angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet -- (having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition")

INDIRECT (VIA lovable) -> hateful -- (evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly)

Sense 3
dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet -- (pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello")

INDIRECT (VIA melodious) -> unmelodious, unmelodic, unmusical -- (lacking melody)

Sense 4
sweet -- (pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child")

INDIRECT (VIA pleasing) -> displeasing -- (causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities)

Sense 5
gratifying, sweet -- (pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge")

INDIRECT (VIA pleasing) -> displeasing -- (causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities)

Sense 6
odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling -- (having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers")

INDIRECT (VIA fragrant) -> malodorous, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinky -- (having an unpleasant smell)

Sense 7
sweet (vs. dry) -- ((used of wines) having a high residual sugar content; "sweet dessert wines")

dry (vs. sweet) -- ((of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation; "a dry white burgundy"; "a dry Bordeaux")
        => brut -- ((of champagne) extremely dry)
        => medium-dry -- (of a wine that is dry but not extremely dry)
        => sec, unsweet -- ((of champagne) moderately dry)

Sense 8
fresh (vs. salty), sweet -- (not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water")


Sense 9
fresh, sweet, unfermented -- (not soured or preserved; "sweet milk")

INDIRECT (VIA unsoured) -> soured -- (having turned bad)

Sense 10
sugared, sweetened, sweet, sweet-flavored -- (with sweetening added)

INDIRECT (VIA sugary) -> sugarless, nonsweet -- (not containing sugar)

Similarity of adj sweet

10 senses of sweet

Sense 1
sweet (vs. sour) -- (having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar)
       => cloying, saccharine, syrupy, treacly -- (overly sweet)
       => sweetish -- (somewhat sweet)
          Also See-> sugary#1; sweet#7; tasty#1

Sense 2
angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet -- (having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition")
       => lovable (vs. hateful), loveable -- (having characteristics that attract love or affection; "a mischievous but lovable child")

Sense 3
dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet -- (pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello")
       => melodious (vs. unmelodious), melodic, musical -- (containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark")

Sense 4
sweet -- (pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child")
       => pleasing (vs. displeasing) -- (giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance")

Sense 5
gratifying, sweet -- (pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge")
       => pleasing (vs. displeasing) -- (giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance")

Sense 6
odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling -- (having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers")
       => fragrant (vs. malodorous) -- (pleasant-smelling)

Sense 7
sweet (vs. dry) -- ((used of wines) having a high residual sugar content; "sweet dessert wines")
          Also See-> sugary#1; sweet#1

Sense 8
fresh (vs. salty), sweet -- (not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water")

Sense 9
fresh, sweet, unfermented -- (not soured or preserved; "sweet milk")
       => unsoured (vs. soured) -- (not having turned bad)

Sense 10
sugared, sweetened, sweet, sweet-flavored -- (with sweetening added)
       => sugary (vs. sugarless) -- (containing sugar; "he eats too much sugary food")

Synonyms of adv sweet

1 sense of sweet

Sense 1
sweetly, sweet -- (in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly'); "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"; "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare; "talking sweet to each other")

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