Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/02/15 Mawkish

Mawkish (adjective)
mawkish [maw-kish]


adjective
1. characterized by sickly sentimentality; weakly emotional; maudlin.
2. having a mildly sickening flavor; slightly nauseating.

Synonyms
1. sentimental, teary.

Origin: 1660-70; obsolete mawk maggot ( late Middle English < Old Norse mathkr maggot) + -ish. See maggot

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