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lovey–doveyness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lovey–doveyness

  1. the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion) <the lovey-doveyness of the wedding vows, personally written by the couple, had me rolling my eyes> Synonyms bathos, gooeyness, lovey-doveyness, mawkishness, mush, mushiness, saccharinity, sappiness, sentimentalism, sloppiness, soppiness, syrup (also sirup)Related Words emotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)Near Antonyms cynicism, hardheadedness, hard-heartedness




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