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mawkishness

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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

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“Mawkishness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mawkishness. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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