saccharinity

as in sentimentality
the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion) the film veers into saccharinity as soon as the cute child star appears on screen

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“Saccharinity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/saccharinity. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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