[muhsh-ee, moo sh-ee]
- resembling mush; pulpy.
- Informal. overly emotional or sentimental: mushy love letters.
Origin of mushy
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Examples from the Web for mushiness
Mushiness on key church doctrines, the argument goes, threatens the very Catholic-ness of institutions like Notre Dame.Obama's Catholic Conversion
May 16, 2009
Oliver was making a good argument with no mushiness about it, and he had a long-settled habit of appreciating Ollie's arguments.The Preliminaries
Cornelia A. P. Comer
- soft and pulpy
- informal excessively sentimental or emotional
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Word Origin and History for mushiness
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