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aromatic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of aromatic

  1. having a pleasant smell aromatic flowers can add greatly to the ambience of a room Synonyms of aromatic ambrosial, fragrant, perfumed, redolent, savory (also savoury), scented, sweetWords Related to aromatic flowery, fruity, pungent, spicy; odiferous, odored, odoriferous, odorous; clean, fresh, pureNear Antonyms of aromatic odorless, unscented; fusty, musty, stale; gamy (or gamey)Antonyms of aromatic fetid, foul, malodorous, noisome, putrid, rancid, rank, reeking, reeky, skunky, smelly, stenchful, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strong

Synonym Discussion of aromatic

odorous, fragrant, redolent, aromatic mean emitting and diffusing scent. odorous applies to whatever has a strong distinctive smell whether pleasant or unpleasant.
    • odorous cheeses should be tightly wrapped
fragrant applies to things (such as flowers or spices) with sweet or agreeable odors.
    • a fragrant rose
redolent applies usually to a place or thing impregnated with odors.
    • the kitchen was redolent of garlic and tomatoes
aromatic applies to things emitting pungent often fresh odors.
    • an aromatic blend of tobaccos


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