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

Word History


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 21 Apr. 2024.

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