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: the state of being full of or smelling of sap
: the quality or state of being sappy : foolishness
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bathos, gooeyness, lovey-doveyness, mawkishness, mush, mushiness, saccharinity, sentimentalism, sentimentality, sloppiness, soppiness, syrup (also sirup)
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1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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