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mush

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mush

  1. 1 something (as a work of literature or music) that is too sentimental an opera that is pure mush Synonyms of mush goo, corn, schmaltz (also schmalz), sludge, slush, soap opera, sorghumWords Related to mush claptrap, drivel, rubbish, tripe

  2. 2 the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion) couldn't stand all the mush in the movie's romantic scenes Synonyms of mush bathos, gooeyness, lovey-doveyness, mawkishness, sentimentality, mushiness, saccharinity, sappiness, sentimentalism, sloppiness, soppiness, syrup (also sirup)Words Related to mush emotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)Near Antonyms of mush cynicism, hardheadedness, hard-heartedness



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