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hearts and flowers

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noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
  1. maudlin sentimentality: The play is a period piece, full of innocence abused and hearts and flowers.
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Origin of hearts and flowers

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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Related Words for hearts and flowers

longing, sentimentality, remorse, yearning, wistfulness, idea, thought, attitude, bias, passion, position, opinion, feeling, tendency, view, homesickness, reminiscence, schmaltz, pining, mind