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aroma

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1 a sweet or pleasant smell

  • I love the aroma of bread baking in the oven
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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
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3 a special quality or impression associated with something

  • the aroma of wealth and privilege that pervades the manicured confines of the country club
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Synonym Discussion of aroma

smell, scent, odor, aroma mean the quality that makes a thing perceptible to the olfactory sense. smell implies solely the sensation without suggestion of quality or character.
    • an odd smell permeated the room
scent applies to the characteristic smell given off by a substance, an animal, or a plant.
    • the scent of lilacs
odor may imply a stronger or more readily distinguished scent or it may be equivalent to smell.
    • a cheese with a strong odor
aroma suggests a somewhat penetrating usually pleasant odor.
    • the aroma of freshly ground coffee


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