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mawkishness

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Synonyms and Antonyms of mawkishness

  1. the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion) the grating mawkishness of her poetry makes me want to stamp on wildflowers Synonyms of mawkishness bathos, gooeyness, lovey-doveyness, sentimentality, mush, mushiness, saccharinity, sappiness, sentimentalism, sloppiness, soppiness, syrup (also sirup)Words Related to mawkishness emotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)Near Antonyms of mawkishness cynicism, hardheadedness, hard-heartedness


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