2. [syn: bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mushy \Mush"y\, a.
Soft like mush; figuratively, good-naturedly weak and
effusive; weakly sentimental.
She 's not mushy, but her heart is tender. --G. Eliot.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: having the consistency of mush
2: effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel";
"maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a
schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
[syn: bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish,
kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental,
soppy, soupy, slushy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
74 Moby Thesaurus words for "mushy":
baccate, bathetic, beery, bland, boggy, changeable, cloudy,
cloying, corny, doughy, flabby, fleshy, foggy, gooey, gushing,
halfhearted, indecisive, infirm of purpose, infirm of will,
insipid, irresolute, macerated, masticated, maudlin, mawkish,
milk-and-water, milky, miry, misty, namby-pamby, neutral,
nostalgic, nostomanic, oversentimental, oversentimentalized, pappy,
pasty, pithy, pulpal, pulpar, pulped, pulplike, pulpy, quaggy,
romantic, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental,
sentimentalized, sloppy, slushy, soft, soppy, spongy, squashy,
squelchy, squishy, squushy, sticky, succulent, sugary, swampy,
syrupy, tasteless, tear-jerking, teary, vague, vapid, vaporous,
vapory, watery, wet, wishy-washy