- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. sugary (see sweetness); pleasing; amiable; dear, precious; fragrant, sweet-smelling. Ant., sour, unpleasant, foul-smelling. —n. candy, bonbon, dessert, etc.II(Roget's IV) modif.1. [Having the taste of sugar]Syn. toothsome, sugary, luscious, candied, sweet as honey, sweet as sugar, sugared, honeyed, syrupy, like honey, like sugar, honeyed, saccharine, cloying, like nectar, delicious; see also rich 4 .Ant. sour*, bitter, sharp.2. [Pleasant in disposition]Syn. agreeable, pleasing, engaging, winning, delightful, patient, reasonable, gentle, kind, generous, unselfish, sweet-tempered, even-tempered, good-humored, considerate, thoughtful, companionable, saccharine, mushy, gooey, soppy; see also friendly 1 .Ant. selfish*, repulsive, inconsiderate.3. [Not salt]Syn. fresh, unsalted, uncured, unseasoned, freshened.Ant. salty*, pickled, briny.4. [Dear]Syn. sympathetic, loving, winsome; see beloved .n.1. [A term of affection]Syn. dear, sweetheart, dearest; see darling 2 .2. [A dessert; British ]Syn. the sweet course, final course, pudding (British), end of the meal, top-off*, afters* (British); see also dessert .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)In.candy, confection, dessert.IIa.1. sugary saccharine, honeyed, nectarous, candied, confectionary, tasty, luscious.2. pleasant agreeable, enjoyable, delightful.3. friendly kind, gentle, good, nice, charming, angelic, pleasant, agreeable, amiable, helpful.4. sweet-smelling fragrant, fresh, perfumed, pure, aromatic.5. sweet-sounding dulcet, melodious, harmonious, euphonic.ANT.: 1. sour, bitter, tart, acid. 2. unpleasant, awful, miserable. 3. unfriendly, sour, grouchy. 4. sour, rotten, spoiled. 5. harsh, discordantIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective 1. Having or suggesting the taste of sugar: saccharine, sugary. See TASTE. 2. Pleasing to the eye or mind: attractive, bewitching, enchanting, engaging, enticing, fascinating, fetching, glamorous, lovely, prepossessing, pretty, taking, tempting, winning, winsome. See LIKE. 3. Easy to love: adorable, lovable. See GOOD, LIKE, LOVE. II noun A person who is much loved: beloved, darling, dear, honey, love, minion, precious, sweetheart, truelove. Informal: sweetie. Idiom: light of one's life. See LOVE.
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