Definition for SWEET-NESS


  1. The quality of being sweet, in any of its senses; as, gratefulness to the taste; or to the smell, fragrance; agreeableness to the ear, melody; as, sweetness of the voice; sweetness of elocution. – Middleton.
  2. Agreeableness of manners; softness; mildness; obliging civility; as, sweetness of behavior.
  3. Softness; mildness; amiableness; as, sweetness of temper.

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