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saccharine

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Medieval Latin saccharum + -ine.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

saccharine (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to sugar.
  2. (pejorative) Excessively sweet in action or disposition; syrupy.
  3. Sentimental or romantic to the point of ridiculousness.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From saccharin +‎ -ine

AdjectiveEdit

saccharine (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to saccharin.

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

saccharine f (plural saccharines)

  1. saccharin

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

saccharine

  1. vocative masculine singular of saccharinus