mushiness

[ muhsh-ee, moo sh-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF mushiness
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Oliver was making a good argument with no mushiness about it, and he had a long-settled habit of appreciating Ollie's arguments.

WORD ORIGIN

1890, from mushy + -ness. Figurative sense of "sentimentality" attested from 1946.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MUSHINESS

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