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Definition of Mawkishness

Mawkishness
Mawkishness Mawk"ish*ness, n. The quality or state of being mawkish. --J. H. Newman.

Meaning of Mawkishness from wikipedia

- surrealist filmmaker" and "unashamedly sentimental". She blamed this mawkishness on the use of Treves's memoirs as source material. The Elephant Man has...
- the end... even Richardson and Sprouse can't fully overcome the clumsy mawkishness around them." Responses from the cystic fibrosis community have been...
- her best [...] tone to sell hokey lines" in a series it described as "mawkish and overwrought". She took on the leading female role in the French action...
- all its contrivances and occasional lapses into On Golden Pond-style mawkishness, this is a richly crafted yarn that boasts barnstorming, if very showy...
- was negative; Chris Nashawaty of Entertainment W****ly criticised it as "mawkish and melodramatic" but credited Winslet for adding layers to her p****ive...
- "frenzied hokum", decrying that the dialogue was "painfully old-fashioned and mawkish" and the dancing was a "simpering, sickly romantic ballet". West Side Story...
- Such book reviews achieved for the novel a "certain notoriety for being 'mawkish and nauseous', 'unclean', 'effeminate' and 'contaminating'." Such moralistic...
- and even humorously with a difficult situation without descending into mawkishness". In general, The Guardian faulted the Daily Mail for suggesting that...
- Part II is highly enjoyable. Positive and upbeat, without descending to mawkishness, this too is one to catch." On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval...
- financial success, but mixed reviews, with some critics judging it to be a mawkish adaptation. It was also noted for its soundtrack, and nominated for several...
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