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
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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.
Richard Blanco was President Barack Obama's inaugural poet in 2013, and, although I do not claim to be a Richard Blanco fanhis sappiness is not my sappinessI do admire the title of his new poetry collection, How to Love a Country, for putting the question so directly.
To taste there was green sappiness on the palate, with flecks of wood.
While the title is requisite a-wanting, the song rises above the usual sop and sappiness. His melodies are memorable and his arrangements are usually a lush affair.
With Alice, Scorsese attempted to invoke a degree of self-conscious artifice and theatricality to deliberately undermine the sappiness of the film's conclusion, directing the diner's patrons to applaud Alice and David's reconciliation.
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. But Vargas' drawn-out teary conversations with his estranged mother and rah-rah shots of hopeful beneficiaries of the DREAM Act, which offered a respite for people who came to the U.S.
Unfortunately, the romance drags the plot with its sappiness like the Twilight series in some regards.