As adjectives the difference between wistful and bittersweet
is that wistful
is full of yearning or longing while bittersweet
is both bitter and sweet.
As a noun bittersweet is
a vine, of the genus , having small orange fruits that open to reveal red seeds.
full of yearning or longing
sad and thoughtful
- His eyes grew wistful as he recalled his university days.
* (thoughtful sadness) (l)
Both bitter and sweet.
Expressing contrasting emotions of pain and pleasure.
Of a bittersweet color.
- The break-up was very bittersweet ; they both hurt to end it, but were glad it was over.
A vine, of the genus , having small orange fruits that open to reveal red seeds.
The (bittersweet nightshade), Solanum dulcamara .
A variety of apple with a bittersweet taste.
An orange color.