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Sweets

Sweetness is a basic taste most commonly perceived when eating foods rich in sugars. Sweet tastes are generally regarded as pleasurable, except when in excess. In addition to sugars like sucrose, many other chemical compounds are sweet, including aldehydes, ketones, and sugar alcohols. The food that contains a lot of sugar: a sweet food. British: a piece of candy. British: a sweet food served at the end of a meal.