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Synonyms for fulsome
ˈfʊl səm, ˈfʌl-ful·some

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  1. fulsomeadjective

    Offensive to good taste, tactless, overzealous, excessive.


  2. fulsomeadjective

    Excessively flattering (connoting insincerity).

    unctuous, effusive

  3. fulsomeadjective

    Abundant, copious.

    The fulsome thanks of the war-torn nation lifted our weary spirits.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fulsome

    excessive, gross, loathsome, nauseous, sickening, fawning, offensive

    chaste, sober, nice, delicate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buttery, fulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuousadjective

    unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

    "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"

    saponaceous, greasy, soapy, smarmy, sebaceous, unctuous, buttery, oleaginous, oily


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fulsomeadjective

    nauseous, offensive, disgusting, loathsome, revolting, repulsive, sickening, rank, gross

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fulsomeadjective

    offensive, nauseous, disgusting, excessive, gross, immoderate

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  1. Stephanie Murphy:

    We're triangulating basically from a lot of different angles and we are getting a fulsome picture of what happened in the run-up to and on the day of January 6.

  2. Bob Corker:

    While the case for removal of Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey laid out by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein was thorough, his removal at this particular time will raise questions, it is essential that ongoing investigations are fulsome and free of political interference until their completion, and it is imperative that President Trump nominate a well-respected and qualified individual to lead the bureau at this critical time.

  3. Gonzalez Rogers:

    As a consequence, the trial record was not as fulsome with respect to antitrust conduct in the relevant market as it could have been.

  4. Saadi Shirazi:

    Heed not the flatterer?s fulsome talk, He from thee hopes some trifle to obtain; Thou wilt, shouldst thou his wishes baulk, Ten hundred times as much of censure gain.

  5. George Jean Nathan:

    A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.

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