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ambrosial

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ambrosial

  1. 1 having a pleasant smell <the ambrosial air of a greenhouse filled with orchids> Synonyms fragrant, aromatic, perfumed, redolent, savory (also savoury), scented, sweetRelated Words flowery, fruity, pungent, spicy; odiferous, odored, odoriferous, odorous; clean, fresh, pureNear Antonyms odorless, unscented; fusty, musty, stale; gamy (or gamey)Antonyms fetid, foul, malodorous, noisome, putrid, rancid, rank, reeking, reeky, skunky, smelly, stenchful, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strong

  2. 2 very pleasing to the sense of taste <a platter heaped with exotic and ambrosial tropical fruits> Synonyms delicious, appetizing, dainty, delectable, delish, flavorful, flavorsome, luscious, lush, mouthwatering, palatable, savory (also savoury), scrumptious, succulent, tasteful, tasty, toothsome, toothy, yummyRelated Words digestible, eatable, edible; delightful, heavenly, pleasing; agreeable, gratifying, pleasant; satisfying; choice, delicate, exquisite, rareNear Antonyms banal, boring, commonplace, tedious; noisome, smelly, stinky; noxious, unwholesome; miserable, wretched; abhorrent, abominable, awful, detestable, disagreeable, disgusting, foul, horrid, nauseating, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, sickening, unpleasantAntonyms distasteful, flat, flavorless, insipid, stale, tasteless, unappetizing, unpalatable, unsavory, yucky (also yukky)




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