Adjective "Bittersweet" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bittersweet


    Definition:

    1. both bitter and sweet to the taste: bittersweet chocolate.

    2. both pleasant and painful or regretful: a bittersweet memory. noun

    3. Also called woody nightshade. a climbing or trailing plant, Solanum dulcamara, of the nightshade family, having small, violet, star-shaped flowers with a protruding yellow center and scarlet berries.

    4. Also called climbing bittersweet. any climbing plant of the genus Celastrus, bearing orange capsules opening to expose red-coated seeds, especi

    Examples:

    "decisions can be bittersweet for groups."

    "appearances can be bittersweet at games."

    "victories can be bittersweet."

    "songs can be bittersweet."

    "moments can be bittersweet."

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