bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, climbing nightshade, deadly nightshade, poisonous nightshade, woody nightshade, Solanum dulcamara(noun)
poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
bittersweet, American bittersweet, climbing bittersweet, false bittersweet, staff vine, waxwork, shrubby bittersweet, Celastrus scandens(adj)
twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
tinged with sadness
"a movie with a bittersweet ending"
having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness
a vine, of the genus Celastrus, having small orange fruits that open to reveal red seeds
the bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara
A variety of apple with a bittersweet taste.
both bitter and sweet
expressing contrasting emotions of pain and pleasure
The break-up was very bittersweet; they both hurt to end it, but were glad it was over.
sweet and then bitter or bitter and then sweet; esp. sweet with a bitter after taste; hence (Fig.), pleasant but painful
anything which is bittersweet
a kind of apple so called
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
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
Bittersweet is the second studio album by American R&B singer-songwriter Blu Cantrell, released in the United States on June 24, 2003 by Arista Records. It debuted at number thirty-seven on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart selling 29,000 units in its opening week and spawned the international hit single "Breathe". The album did not share the domestic success of So Blu, selling only 228,000 copies in the U.S. and remaining so far uncertified by the Recording Industry Association of America. However, unlike Cantrell's debut album, Bittersweet managed to reach international markets, performing modestly in certain European nations.
The numerical value of bittersweet in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bittersweet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of bittersweet in a Sentence
My time at UC has been deeply gratifying and rewarding. I have been honored and inspired every day to serve this institution alongside incredibly dedicated, passionate people, the decision was tough and this moment, bittersweet but the time is right.
There is so much death and loss and devastation in this case, it's hard to know where to begin, the defendant planted a bomb that led to painful eulogies and terrifying memories. Surviving family members were left to attend to funerals and live lives with bittersweet memories of those lost forever and painful reminders of what could have been.
While this is a bittersweet moment, we accept his personal decision that this is the right time for him to step down, dara [ Khosrowshahi ] and I are grateful for his contributions to Uber's success and wish him all the best going forward.
Its definitely bittersweet, since its so connected to something so tragic, there was no euphoric pop-off of excitement.
It leaves a bad taste in your mouth, naturally, it's bittersweet. We wanted to go 4-0, but three out of four on a road trip where we played two back-to-backs is not bad. We seek perfection. We always want to be better.
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- حلو ومرArabic
- кучешко гроздеBulgarian
- dolçamaraCatalan, Valencian
- Bittersüßer Nachtschatten, bittersüßGerman
- γλυκόπικρος, στρύχνοςGreek
- katkeransuloinen, punakoiso, kelasköynnösFinnish
- aigre-doux, mi-figue mi-raisin, doux-amerFrench
- מָתוֹק מַרHebrew
- горько-сладкий, древогу́бец, паслён сла́дко-го́рькийRussian
- gorkosladak, gorkoslad, paskvicaSerbo-Croatian
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