[ US /ˈsækɝˌaɪn/ ]
[ UK /sˈækəɹˌɪn/ ]
  1. overly sweet
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How To Use saccharine In A Sentence

  • The Cameo cinema in Edinburgh has just announced an Eighties all-nighter, featuring saccharine delights such as Pretty in Pink and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
  • Stray too far in one direction and you devolve into saccharine sentimentality, go the other direction and you risk crass exploitation.
  • Somewhere down the road, somebody got it into their head that kids won't watch it unless the themes are saccharine, the voices high and squawky, and there just happens to be some kind of jabbering animal wandering around. A review for INK
  • Everything he likes or wants, from saccharine to cigarettes, is doomfully reported as causing cancer or cholesterol. The Business of Playing Hockey
  • The sentimentality, which at times reaches unbearable levels, is saccharine and cloying.
  • And since she answered my silly questions with patience and saccharine sweetness, she is in my good books.
  • And let's not forget the sappy sequences of false sentiments and saccharine solace.
  • There are also a series of intensely sweet, almost saccharine desserts, like peanut ice parfait (spiked with cane liquor) and an extra-creamy flan made from vanilla beans.
  • The researchers discovered that rats fed on yoghurt sweetened with saccharine ate more calories, gained more weight and put on more body fat than rats that were given yoghurt sweetened with glucose.
  • Simultaneously rough and lyrical, her paintings are jagged emotional landscapes in colors that range from earthy to bilious, saturated to saccharine.
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