Definitions and Examples of fragrant, aromatic, perfumed
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Having a pleasant and sweet smell.
The fragrant aroma of freshly baked bread filled the kitchen.
Having a strong and pleasant smell, especially from spices, herbs, or food.
The aromatic scent of cinnamon and nutmeg filled the air.
Having a pleasant and strong smell, usually from a perfume or cologne.
She walked into the room, leaving behind a trail of perfumed air.
Key Differences: fragrant vs aromatic vs perfumed
- 1Fragrant describes a sweet and pleasant smell that can come from flowers, fruits, or other natural sources.
- 2Aromatic describes a strong and pleasant smell that comes from spices, herbs, or food.
- 3Perfumed describes a strong and pleasant smell that comes from artificial sources like perfumes or colognes.
Effective Usage of fragrant, aromatic, perfumed
- 1Describing Scents: Use these antonyms to describe different types of smells.
- 2Product Reviews: Incorporate these antonyms in product reviews to describe the scent of perfumes, candles, or other fragranced items.
- 3Cooking: Use aromatic to describe the smell of spices and herbs while cooking.
The antonyms of nonfragrant describe pleasant smells that can be detected by the nose. Fragrant describes a sweet and pleasant smell, aromatic describes a strong and pleasant smell from spices or herbs, and perfumed describes a strong and pleasant smell from artificial sources. Use these antonyms to describe scents, write product reviews, or talk about cooking.