unsweet

adjective un·sweet \ "+ \

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
(2) : dry 16a
c : not pleasant to hear
  • has a fine voice … not unsweet in its lower ranges
  • Theatre Arts
d : having an unpleasant smell : foul
  • the unsweet sewers of the city

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Origin and Etymology of unsweet

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


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