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Definition of mawkish:

  1. Apt to cause satiety or loathing; nauseous; disgusting.
  2. Easily disgusted; squeamish; sentimentally fastidious.


soppy, contrived, novelettish, soupy, saccharine, theatricals, hysterics, cloying, gushy, theatrical, sodden, sobby, treacly, slushy, sugary, drippy, mushy, feelings, tear-jerking, artificial, fruity, wet, spoony, sentimental, schmaltzy, sticky, sugarcoated, drizzly, emotional, kitschy, hokey, bathetic, melodrama, histrionics, maudlin, chocolate-box, stilted, schmalzy, lovey-dovey.

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