Definitions Of Sweet

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The word sweet has changed throughout many years. Sweet has gone from having the pleasant taste characteristic of sugar or honey, to fragrant, pleasant and kind or thoughtful, and even the noun form, a small shaped piece of confectionery made with sugar. Sweet gets its' origin in Old English. In todays society sweet has more commonly used meanings, something that is great or awesome, someone who is very feminine, or something that is very pleasing or thoughtful. The word will more than likely evolve again in the years to come, perhaps into a word used to describe a relationship between two people. The root word for sweet derives from 3 different words, the Indo-European word swād, The Old English word swēte, and the Middle English word swete. The original meanings of sweet and the most common meanings are having the taste of sugar or a substance containing or resembling sugar, as honey or saccharin, pleasing to the senses; agreeable, having a pleasing disposition; lovable, and being kind or gracious. In the Old English language sweet was even used in a noun form as a shaped piece of confectionery consisting mainly of sugar, or a dessert (swēte). When we think of the word sweet we mainly think of the sense of something that is sugary, candy, or a dessert. In Old English sweet was the name given to a dessert dish made of a shaped piece of confectionery. There are sweet shops in England that still produce this treat in a variety of flavors. Sweet began to evolve from just describing the taste of something into describing feelings and actions. A commonly used form of sweet is when someone has a very pleasing or lovable personality or attitude, we would say that he or she is a very sweet person. People say that I have a very sweet personality because I am very laid back and easy to get along with. I am friendly towards everyone I meet, and

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