[syn: mawkishness, sentimentality, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppiness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sloppiness \Slop"pi*ness\, n.
The quality or state of being sloppy; muddiness.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water;
"the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness
of the outfield"; "the water's muddiness made it
undrinkable"; "the sloppiness of a rainy November day"
[syn: wateriness, muddiness, sloppiness]
2: a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for [syn:
sloppiness, slovenliness, unkemptness]
3: the quality of not being careful or taking pains [syn:
carelessness, sloppiness] [ant: carefulness]
4: falsely emotional in a maudlin way [syn: mawkishness,
sentimentality, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness,