What is another word for mawkishness?

94 synonyms found


[ mˈɔːkɪʃnəs], [ mˈɔːkɪʃnəs], [ m_ˈɔː_k_ɪ_ʃ_n_ə_s]

How to use "Mawkishness" in context?

Mawkishness is a word that describes a characteristic of people who are excessively sentimental or excessively naive. It is also a term that is used to describe a feeling of discomfort or humility. Mawkish people are often overly emotional, and they are often too eager to please others. They often feel a great deal of shame, and they are often unable to take care of themselves.

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