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Definition of Sweet


  1. Having an agreeable taste or flavor such as that of sugar; saccharine; -- opposed to sour and bitter; as, a sweet beverage; sweet fruits; sweet oranges.
  2. Pleasing to the smell; fragrant; redolent; balmy; as, a sweet rose; sweet odor; sweet incense.
  3. Pleasing to the ear; soft; melodious; harmonious; as, the sweet notes of a flute or an organ; sweet music; a sweet voice; a sweet singer.
  4. Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair; as, a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion.
  5. Fresh; not salt or brackish; as, sweet water.
  6. Not changed from a sound or wholesome state. Specifically: (a) Not sour; as, sweet milk or bread. (b) Not state; not putrescent or putrid; not rancid; as, sweet butter; sweet meat or fish.
  7. Plaesing to the mind; mild; gentle; calm; amiable; winning; presuasive; as, sweet manners.
  8. That which is sweet to the taste; -- used chiefly in the plural.
  9. Confectionery, sweetmeats, preserves, etc.
  10. Home-made wines, cordials, metheglin, etc.
  11. That which is sweet or pleasant in odor; a perfume.
  12. That which is pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, the sweets of domestic life.
  13. One who is dear to another; a darling; -- a term of endearment.
  14. Sweetly.
  15. To sweeten.

Sweet Quotations

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. - Aristotle
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare

Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories.
Buddy Valastro

When you're a girl, you have to be everything, You have to be dope at what you do, but you have to be super sweet, and you have to be sexy, and you have to be this and you have to be that and you have to be nice, and you have to - it's like, I can't be all of those things at once. I'm a human being.
Nicki Minaj

If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.
Kris Carr
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Sweet Translations

sweet in Afrikaans is lieflik, soet, lekkers
sweet in Dutch is zoet, oppassend
sweet in Finnish is makea
sweet in French is doux
sweet in Italian is caramella, dolce, dessert, abboccato
sweet in Latin is dulcis
sweet in Portuguese is doce
sweet in Spanish is dulce, caramglo