from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, saccharin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, saccharin; specifically, designating a complex acid not known in the free state but well known in its salts, which are obtained by boiling dextrose and levulose (invert sugar) with milk of lime.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as saccharic.


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  • He is utterly ruthless in his demand for emotional truthfulness, all the time avoiding the type of saccharinic pseudo-authenticity that both Israel's self-appointed true patriots and its self-appointed pseudo-moral critics like to don as their favorite outfit.

    Carlo Strenger: David Grossman -- Guide for the Perplexed


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