sappiness


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sap·py

 (săp′ē)
adj. sap·pi·er, sap·pi·est
1. Slang Excessively sentimental; mawkish.
2. Slang Silly or foolish.
3. Full of sap.

sap′pi·ly adv.
sap′pi·ness n.
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sappiness

noun
Slang. The quality or condition of being affectedly or overly emotional:
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sappiness

[ˈsæpɪnɪs] Njugosidad f
References in classic literature ?
An up-hill and down-hill ride of twenty-odd miles through a garish mid-day atmosphere brought him in the afternoon to a detached knoll a mile or two west of Talbothays, whence he again looked into that green trough of sappiness and humidity, the valley of the Var or Froom.
Vincent is saved from derivative sappiness by the anger and barely contained grief that haunts its main characters.
Aside from some hokey odes to small-town America and an overdose of courtroom sappiness as the trial reaches its climax, the film has plenty of unexpected legal twists and turns to hold your attention, while its portrait of a family in crisis feels painfully true to life.
Aside from some hokey odes to small-town | America and an overdose of courtroom sappiness as the trial reaches its climax, the film has plenty of unexpected legal twists and turns to hold your attention, while its portrait of a family in crisis feels painfully true to life.
It's the scenes of over-obvious mayhem -- or ultra-thick sappiness -- that ultimately hurt an appealing film.
The film tends toward self-indulgence and sappiness.
Unfortunately, the romance drags the plot with its sappiness like the Twilight series in some regards.
His plea feels genuine, but there's an element of guilt and sappiness to his tone that gives you the impression he knows he doesn't deserve her anymore.
Each episode of "Ahl al-Gharam" features a love story that is doomed to fail, but as Salamandra noted, instead of sappiness, the show was a forum for "daring social critique," as it tackled problematic issues such as Muslim-Christian relationships.
The screenwriter retains the sappiness of the source novel and allows the narrative to flow gently like the river, which provides the film with one of its defining moments.
Screenwriter Will Fetters retains the sappiness of the source novel and allows the narrative to flow gently like the river, which provides Hicks's film with one of its defining moments.
There's a fine line between warmth and sappiness, a line Meehl brilliantly treads, never falling into the latter.