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Definition of unsweet

: not sweet: such as
a : not pleasant or agreeable : distasteful he sometimes finds life unsweet
b(1) : not sweet or pleasing to the taste unsweet fruit
c : not pleasant to hear has a fine voice … not unsweet in its lower rangesTheatre Arts
d : having an unpleasant smell : foul the unsweet sewers of the city

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History and Etymology for unsweet

Middle English unswete, from Old English unswēte, from un- entry 1 + swēte sweet

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“Unsweet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsweet. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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