You might use the adjective mushy to describe an overripe banana or a tear-jerker of a commercial. Either way, it describes something soft.

Mushy is a good word for talking about something that's doughy or pulpy, whether it's a hunk of modeling clay or your out-of-shape belly. Another way to use mushy is to mean sticky and sentimental, like a mushy love scene in a terrible movie or a mushy greeting card. Either way, the word comes from mush, or porridge, which originated from mash, or "soft mixture."

Definitions of mushy

adj having the consistency of mush

yielding readily to pressure or weight

adj effusively or insincerely emotional

mushy effusiveness”
bathetic, drippy, hokey, kitschy, maudlin, mawkish, sappy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, slushy, soppy, soupy
of more than usual emotion

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