Definition of Mushiness

1. Noun. A mushy pulpy softness.

Exact synonyms: Pulpiness
Generic synonyms: Softness
Derivative terms: Mushy, Pulpy



2. Noun. Falsely emotional in a maudlin way.

Definition of Mushiness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being mushy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mushiness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mushiness

museumworthy
mush
mush up
musha
mushaira
mushairas
mushball
mushbite
mushed
musher
mushers
mushes
mushier
mushiest
mushily
mushiness (current term)
mushinesses
mushing
mushistonite
mushlike
mushmouth
mushmouths
mushrat
mushrats
mushroom
mushroom-headed
mushroom-shaped cloud
mushroom-worker's lung
mushroom anchor
mushroom bodies

Literary usage of Mushiness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"mushiness in the Freezing Range.—What has just been said implies that the solution must pass through a mushy stage in freezing, like the mushy stage of salt ..."

2. An Introduction to Modern Logic by Rupert Clendon Lodge (1920)
"That is to say, the mere apprehension of the mushiness at each stage of the ... in taking in the wetness of the soil and the mushiness of the seeds, ..."

3. The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1921)
"... we had traveled into the night, and found ourselves on ice that owing to its extreme thinness and mushiness had upon it black patches of damp snow. ..."

4. Camera (1907)
"We would not, of course, advocate a degeneration to the mushiness of the impressionist, but there is a golden mean, and it would not hurt the artistic ..."

5. French Dramatists of the 19th Century by Brander Matthews (1901)
"... of woman M. Dumas is severe, and logical to the point of brutality: hitherto M. Feuillet had been petting, and illogical to the verge of mushiness; ..."

6. How to Appreciate Prints by Frank Weitenkampf (1908)
"But when he reproduces an insipid picture like " Sunshine of Love," by Raoux, we see how all this skill can approach to the lackadaisical mushiness of the ..."

7. The Illustrated Book: Notes on an Exhibition in the Print Gallery of the New by New York Public Library, Frank Weitenkampf (1919)
"... to mushiness. These "elegant accessions to the drawing-room table" included as gift books even glorifications of Greenwood and Auburn cemeteries ! ..."

8. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1899)
"His bones and muscles 's hardly in it—they're just aches and pains; A half-way sort of mushiness is answerin' him for brains; The fibres and the tissues ..."

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