uncloying

adjective
un·​cloy·​ing | \ˌən-ˈklȯi-iŋ \

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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