mushy

[muhsh-ee, moosh-ee]
adjective, mushier, mushiest.
1.
resembling mush; pulpy.
2.
Informal. overly emotional or sentimental: mushy love letters.

Origin:
1830–40; mush1 + -y1

mushily, adverb
mushiness, noun
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mushy (ˈmʌʃɪ)
 
adj , mushier, mushiest
1.  soft and pulpy
2.  informal excessively sentimental or emotional
 
'mushily
 
adv
 
'mushiness
 
n

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mushy
"sentimental," 1870, from mush + -y (2). Mush, in a transferred sense of "sentimentality," is attested from 1908.
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Example sentences
The beans managed to be soft without getting all mushy, and they were seasoned
  enough to enliven the bland tortillas.
Infected bulbs have a strong odor and are soft and mushy.
Most large animals have to chew food extensively and form it into a mushy ball
  that's easy to swallow.
Clearly, it is difficult to be crunchy if the scientists themselves are mushy,
  as they often are.
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