Mawkish – Over emotional, exaggerated emotion or sentimentality
More kisses (mawkish) than I needed. Ma was far too emotional for my first day of school.
Examples of mawkish in a sentence
My unromantic husband would never do anything as mawkish as writing me a poem.
The politician’s mawkish speech was so overly sentimental it failed to win him any new votes.
Although Larry hated to come across as mawkish, he never hesitated to share pictures of his family with his friends.