Pronunciation of Bittersweet  


English Meaning

Sweet and then bitter or bitter and then sweet; esp. sweet with a bitter after taste; hence (Fig.), pleasant but painful.

  1. A woody vine of the genus Celastrus, especially the North American species C. scandens and the eastern Asian species C. orbiculata, having small, round, yellow-orange fruits that open at maturity to expose red seeds. Also called staff tree.
  2. See bittersweet nightshade.
  3. A dark to deep reddish orange.
  4. Bitter and sweet at the same time: bittersweet chocolate.
  5. Producing or expressing a mixture of pain and pleasure: a movie with a bittersweet ending.
  6. Dark to deep reddish-orange.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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