cloyingly

cloying

[kloi-ing]
adjective
1.
causing or tending to cause disgust or aversion through excess: a perfume of cloying sweetness.
2.
overly ingratiating or sentimental.

Origin:
1540–50; cloy + -ing2

cloyingly, adverb
uncloying, adjective
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cloying (ˈklɔɪɪŋ)
 
adj
initially pleasurable or sweet but wearying in excess
 
'cloyingly
 
adv

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cloy
1530, aphetic of Anglo-Norm. acloyer, from O.Fr. enclouer "to fasten with a nail, hinder, cripple a horse by driving a nail into the hoof," from clou "a nail," from V.L. inclavare, from L. clavus "a nail" (see slot (2)). Meaning "to fill to loathing, surfeit" is first recorded 1530.
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