HyperDic: drippiness

English > 2 senses of the word drippiness:
NOUNattributedrippinessthe physical property of being soft and drippy
attributedrippiness, mawkishness, sentimentality, mushiness, soupiness, sloppinessfalsely emotional in a maudlin way
English > drippiness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe physical property of being soft and drippy.
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Adjectivesdrippywet with light rain
English > drippiness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningfalsely emotional in a maudlin way.
Synonymsmawkishness, sentimentality, mushiness, soupiness, sloppiness
NarrowercornSomething sentimental or trite
schmaltz, shmaltz, schmalz(Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music
sentimentalismA predilection for sentimentality
Broaderemotionality, emotionalismemotional nature or quality
Spanishblandenguería, cursilería, sensiblería, sentimentalismo, superficialidad, susceptibilidad
Adjectivesdrippyeffusively or insincerely emotional

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