mawkishness

Definitions of mawkishness
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n insincere pathos

Synonyms:
bathos
Type of:
sentimentality
extravagant or affected feeling or emotion

n falsely emotional in a maudlin way

Synonyms:
drippiness, mushiness, sentimentality, sloppiness, soupiness
Types:
corn
something sentimental or trite
schmaltz, schmalz, shmaltz
(Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music
sentimentalism
a predilection for sentimentality
Type of:
emotionalism, emotionality
emotional nature or quality

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