Marked by excessive displays of sentiment or enthusiasm.
Having, showing, or caused by strong or extravagant tenderness or sadness, often in an idealized way:
Effusively sad or full of self-pity; extremely sentimental:
Excessively and objectionably sentimental.
Not stern; lenient:
Watery and unappetizing:
Having the appearance or consistency of soup.
Tending to be rainy or wet.
Affectedly or extravagantly emotional
Characterized by bathos
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