soupiness

soupiness
noun
1. the property of having the thickness of heavy cream
Syn: ↑creaminess
Derivationally related forms: ↑soupy, ↑creamy (for: ↑creaminess)
Hypernyms: ↑thickness
2. falsely emotional in a maudlin way
Derivationally related forms: ↑sloppy (for: ↑sloppiness), ↑mushy (for: ↑mushiness), ↑drippy (for: ↑drippiness), ↑sentimental (for: ↑sentimentality), ↑mawkish (for: ↑mawkishness)
Hypernyms: ↑emotionality, ↑emotionalism
Hyponyms: ↑corn, ↑schmaltz, ↑shmaltz, ↑schmalz, ↑sentimentalism

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