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ˈmɔ kɪʃmawk·ish

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  1. mawkishadjective

    Excessively or falsely sentimental; showing a sickly excess of sentiment.

    Synonyms:
    cutesy, schmaltzy

    Antonyms:
    rational

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  1. mawkish

    Synonyms:
    sickly, sentimental, maudlin, insipid, loathsome, nauseous, flat

    Antonyms:
    savory, sensible, sound, fine, pungent, palatable

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  1. bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushyadjective

    effusively or insincerely emotional

    "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"

    Synonyms:
    drippy, schmaltzy, sodden, sentimental, soppy, maudlin, hokey, mushy, stilted, soupy, artificial, kitschy, slushy, contrived, drizzly, bathetic, schmalzy

    Antonyms:
    unemotional

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  1. mawkishadjective

    Synonyms:
    insipid, flat, vapid, tasteless, stale

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  1. mawkishadjective

    Synonyms:
    nauseous, sickening, loathful, disgusting, squeamish, fastidious

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