Synonyms and Antonyms of aroma

  1. 1 a sweet or pleasant smell I love the aroma of bread baking in the oven Synonyms fragrance, attar (also otto), balm, bouquet, fragrancy, incense, perfume, redolence, scent, spiceRelated Words essence, odorAntonyms fetor, malodor, reek, stench, stink

  2. 2 the quality of a thing that makes it perceptible to the sense organs in the nose the ripe aroma of a sweatshirt that's in dire need of laundering Synonyms smell, odor, redolence, scent, sniffRelated Words whiff; attar (also otto), bouquet, fragrance, fragrancy, perfume; ambrosia, lusciousness, savor (also savour), savoriness, spice, tang; acridness, fetidness, fetor, foulness, funk, gaminess, malodor, noisomeness, rancidity, rankness, reek, stench, stink; aromaticity, odoriferousness, odorousness; incense, musk

  3. 3 a special quality or impression associated with something the aroma of wealth and privilege that pervades the manicured confines of the country club Synonyms air, ambience (or ambiance), aura, atmosphere, climate, flavor, halo, karma, mood, nimbus, note, odor, patina, smell, temper, vibration(s)Related Words aureole (or aureola), mystique, romance; genius loci; feel, feeling, sensation, sense, spirit; attribute, character, characteristic, image, mark, notion, peculiarity, picture, property, trait; color, illusion, overtone, semblance, suggestion, tone

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