Definition of saccharine:
sentimental, gooey, novelettish, sloppy, sappy, taste, theatrical, fruity, insinuating, sugary, schmaltzy, pain, ingratiating, hysterics, sticky, honeyed, sweet, ingratiatory, candied, chocolate-box, lovey-dovey, sugarcoated, slushy, histrionics, syrupy, soppy, spoony, honied, wet, mawkish, maudlin, viscous, theatricals, melodrama, cloying, drippy, soupy, treacly, mushy.
- "Adventures in the Philippine Islands", Paul P. de La Gironière.
- "Chopin: The Man and His Music", James Huneker.
- "The New Germany", George Young.