Mawkish in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Mawkish

being overly sentimental to the point it comes across as fake or silly

Examples of Mawkish in a sentence

The star’s mawkish poem at her mentor’s funeral was so insincere that most of the guests rolled their eyes.  πŸ”Š

Since I knew how much my mother loved my father, I knew she was not being mawkish when she sang his favorite song during his wake.  πŸ”Š

My unromantic husband would never do anything as mawkish as writing me a poem.  πŸ”Š

To the experienced detective, the victim’s wife appeared mawkish as though she was putting on an act.  πŸ”Š

The politician’s mawkish speech was so overly sentimental it failed to win him any new votes.  πŸ”Š

While Jack loved his family, he was not one to get mawkish and put on lavish displays of sentiment.  πŸ”Š

I told Carl his mawkish plan to win Trisha back was so excessive she would probably laugh in his face.  πŸ”Š

When April realized her husband was planning a divorce, she put together a mawkish photo album to remind him of happier days.  πŸ”Š

Although Larry hated to come across as mawkish, he never hesitated to share pictures of his family with his friends.  πŸ”Š

Frank refused to wear a t-shirt with his wife's picture on it because he thought it was mawkish to the point of being silly.  πŸ”Š

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