noun see mushy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mushiness — (n.) 1890, from MUSHY (Cf. mushy) + NESS (Cf. ness). Figurative sense of sentimentality attested from 1946 …   Etymology dictionary

  • mushiness — mushy ► ADJECTIVE (mushier, mushiest) 1) in the form of mush. 2) cloyingly sentimental. DERIVATIVES mushiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • mushiness — See mushily. * * * …   Universalium

  • mushiness — noun The characteristic of being mushy …   Wiktionary

  • mushiness — Synonyms and related words: bathos, bleeding heart, cloyingness, doughiness, flabbiness, fleshiness, goo, hearts and flowers, mashiness, maudlinness, mawkishness, mush, namby pamby, namby pambyism, namby pambyness, nostalgia, nostomania,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mushiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. The quality or condition of being affectedly or overly emotional: bathos, maud linism, mawkishness, sentimentalism, sentimentality. Informal: mush, schmaltz, schmahziness, sloppiness. Slang: sappiness. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • mushiness — mʌʃɪnɪs n. sentimentalism, sweetness, nostalgia; resembling mush, quality of being squishy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mushiness — mush·i·ness …   English syllables

  • mushiness — noun 1. a mushy pulpy softness • Syn: ↑pulpiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑pulpy (for: ↑pulpiness), ↑mushy • Hypernyms: ↑softness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pat Buchanan — Infobox Celebrity name = Pat Buchanan caption = Pat Buchanan in 2008 birth date = birth date and age|mf=yes|1938|11|2 birth place = Washington, D.C., United States death place = occupation = Writer, political commentator spouse = Shelley Ann… …   Wikipedia

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