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when something is good but there is a bad part about it
When I learned I won the contest I felt bittersweet knowing I beat out my best friend who wanted to win more than me.
by theZimbu August 01, 2005
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One who has a mania for music.
I am a melomaniac.
by Larstait November 14, 2003
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A word that always works in English class if you need a word for tone. Even if you don't know anything about the piece you're talking about.
Teacher: "Blah blah blah, diction, syntax, imagery."
Student: "The tone of this passage sounds very... bittersweet."
Teacher: "Good job! You're my favorite student now!"
by Parkour November 12, 2014
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mixture of two opposing feelings. one which is good and the other which is bad. such as pleasure and pain. it may be pleasurable but yet cause pain or discomfort.
Mike and I have a bittersweet relationship. The sex is awesome but besides that we don't have any connection.
by Caramelcocohoney September 18, 2005
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A clear example of an oxymoron; when something tastes good, but also tastes bad; when a thought or feeling is good and bad/happy and sad/smiley and frowny, etc.
Joe sighed, remembering only bittersweet memories.
by LacunaCoil April 14, 2009
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When something makes you SO happy, but makes you SO depressed.
I love how he holds me and says that he 'loves me' but when he fucks up, and breaks promises or says something shitty when seriously drunk. He's bitter, bittersweet.
by TheSadArtist September 17, 2017
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