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Meaning of MAWKISHNESS

Pronunciation:  'mokishnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  falsely emotional in a maudlin way
  2. [n]  insincere pathos
 

MAWKISHNESS is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: bathos, sentimentality
 
 See Also: emotionalism, emotionality, mushiness, schmaltz, schmalz, sentimentality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mawk"ish*ness\, n.
The quality or state of being mawkish. --J. H. Newman.

 

 

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