mushy

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
1

adj having the consistency of mush

Synonyms:
soft
yielding readily to pressure or weight

adj effusively or insincerely emotional

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

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