[ muhsh-ee, moo sh-ee ]
/ ˈmʌʃ i, ˈmʊʃ i /
adjective, mush·i·er, mush·i·est.
resembling mush; pulpy.
Informal. overly emotional or sentimental: mushy love letters.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mushymush·i·ly, adverbmush·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for mushiness
Mushiness on key church doctrines, the argument goes, threatens the very Catholic-ness of institutions like Notre Dame.
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
British Dictionary definitions for mushiness
/ (ˈmʌʃɪ) /
adjective mushier or mushiest
soft and pulpy
informal excessively sentimental or emotional
Derived forms of mushymushily, adverbmushiness, noun
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