Pronunciation: (sak'ur-in, -u-rēn", -u-rīn"),[key] —adj. 1. of the nature of or resembling that of sugar: a powdery substance with a saccharine taste. 2. containing or yielding sugar.
3. very sweet to the taste; sugary: a saccharine dessert. 4. cloyingly agreeable or ingratiating: a saccharine personality. 5. exaggeratedly sweet or sentimental: a saccharine smile; a saccharine song of undying love.