Synonyms and Antonyms of gushing
1 overly or insincerely flattering heaped disgustingly gushing praise on her boss's very modest singing skills Synonyms adulatory, fulsome, gushy, hagiographic (also hagiographical), oily, oleaginous, soapy, unctuousRelated Words drooling, slavering, slobbering; cloying, sickening; demonstrative, effusive, mushy, uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; artificial, backhanded, feigned, hypocritical, insincere, left-handed, mealymouthed, sanctimonious, two-faced; disarming, endearing, ingratiating, winning, winsome; extravagant, lavish, unrestrained; abundant, copious, profuseNear Antonyms artless, earnest, genuine, heartfelt, honest, ingenuous, sincere, true, unaffected, unfeigned, unpretending, unpretentious
2 pouring forth in great amounts the gushing water from the opened fire hydrant reduced water pressure to a dangerous level Synonyms copious, galore, profuse, lavish, riotousRelated Words abounding, abundant, ample, bounteous, bountiful, liberal, plenteous, plentiful; extravagant, luxuriant; fat, fecund, fertile; free, munificent, openhanded, unsparing, unstinting; excessive, immoderate, redundant; adequate, complete, enough, sufficientNear Antonyms meager (or meagre), niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, spare, sparse, stingy; deficient, inadequate, incomplete, insufficient, lacking, scarce, unsatisfactory, wanting; bare, mere, minimalAntonyms dribbling, trickling
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