Definition Of mawkish
sentimental in a feeble or sickly way.
a mawkish poem
Example Of mawkish
An awful sentimental barrage of mawkish music informed us of an appropriate emotional response.
But being nostalgic is often derided as being just mawkish or sentimental; what's your take on nostalgia and sport?
But the obvious pitfalls, of making the effort mawkish , sentimental and overly sanctimonious, are always there.
But to delight the spirit is not to engage in mawkishness or to cover the truth with a veneer of deceptive delicacy either, for the truth can never bear that.
But when the script turns to more romantic themes, it's never mawkish or sentimental, just grown-up.