uncloying

adjective
un·​cloy·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈklȯi-iŋ How to pronounce uncloying (audio) \

Definition of uncloying

: not excessively sweet or sentimental : not cloying The weird thing is that the movie almost works—the father-son relationship is remarkably uncloying— Glenn Kenny

First Known Use of uncloying

1665, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncloying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncloying. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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