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English adjective: mawkish

1. mawkish effusively or insincerely emotional


SamplesA bathetic novel.
Maudlin expressions of sympathy.
Mushy effusiveness.
A schmaltzy song.
Sentimental soap operas.
Slushy poetry.


Synonymsbathetic, drippy, hokey, kitschy, maudlin, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, slushy, soppy, soupy


Similaremotional


Antonymsunemotional









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