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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. overly sweet;
[syn: cloying, saccharine, syrupy, treacly]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Saccharine \Sac"cha*rine\ (? or ?), a. [F. saccharin, fr. L. saccharon sugar, Gr. ?, ?, ?, Skr. [,c]arkara. Cf. Sugar.] Of or pertaining to sugar; having the qualities of sugar; producing sugar; sweet; as, a saccharine taste; saccharine matter. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Saccharine \Sac"cha*rine\ (? or ?), n. (Chem.) A trade name for benzoic sulphinide. [Written also saccharin.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sulphinide \Sul"phi*nide\, n. [Sulpho- + amine + anhydride.] (Chem.) A white or yellowish crystalline substance, C6H4.(SO2.CO).NH, produced artificially by the oxidation of a sulphamic derivative of toluene. It is the sweetest substance known, having over two hundred times the sweetening power of sugar, and is known in commerce under the name of saccharine. It has acid properties and forms salts (which are inaccurately called saccharinates). --I. Remsen. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

saccharine adj 1: overly sweet [syn: cloying, saccharine, syrupy, treacly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "saccharine": candied, cloying, deferential, disarming, honeyed, insinuating, insinuative, luscious, mawkish, oversweet, rich, sickly-sweet, silken, silky, sugared, sugary, sweet, syrupy