Examples of sappiness in a Sentence
the over-the-top sappiness of the verse on the Valentine's Day card
Recent Examples of sappiness from the Web
The elasticity of language, the silliness and sappiness, felt very much like the expression of the twins.
Mara’s up for it all, but the nudge toward sappiness over messiness feels like the slightest step backward.
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First Known Use of sappiness
Synonymsbathos, gooeyness, lovey-doveyness, mawkishness, mush, mushiness, saccharinity, sentimentality, sentimentalism, sloppiness, soppiness, syrup (also sirup)
Related Wordsemotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)
Near Antonymscynicism, hardheadedness, hard-heartedness
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