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  • noun The state or property of being cutesy.

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Examples

  • As far as "cutesiness" goes, it makes several subtle points and also doesn't pull its punches: there's real death in it, of characters we care about.

    TRAILER: The Secret Of Kells

  • Re that first cake: Perhaps all the powers of the Dark Side are required to contain the nauseating cutesiness which is "Precious Moments"...

    May The Fourth Be With You

  • And, while purists balk at the "cutesiness" of the Ewok race in 1983's Return Of The Jedi, the film brought a visually stunning, character-based conclusion to the saga, with Lucas's story again taking assistance from more capable hands when it came to writing and direction.

    munkey's-eye view ~ STAR WARS EPISODE III

  • And, while purists balk at the "cutesiness" of the Ewok race in 1983's Return Of The Jedi, the film brought a visually stunning, character-based conclusion to the saga, with Lucas's story again taking assistance from more capable hands when it came to writing and direction.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • Ocean’s Twelve: Loved the first one (rare remake far superior to the original), thought this sequel was a waste of time and way too wrapped up in cutesiness.

    Knightriders

  • Putting Carey Mulligan and Norah Jones on their new disc may have been pushing the cutesiness factor a little -- were no singing puppies available?

    Taking sides: Belle & Sebastian -- Indie-pop legends or comfort-rock enablers?

  • It's one of those twee, child-centric works that sift through the last shakings of the postmodernist bag for ways to enliven their inch-deep whimsy and fathomless solipsism – crapulous, cod-Vonnegut cutesiness being Foer's weakness – and often presume an intimacy with grave and terrible events, the better to drape themselves in the mantle of importance.

    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close gleams with Oscar worthiness

  • Which is exactly how I would have put it, happy as I was to discover these books, too, after so many years of unrelenting cheeriness and pointless plot-iness and overweening cutesiness and, as Phoebe suggests, way too much sugar.

    Jenny Rosenstrach: Daniel Handler's Summer Reading List

  • Question: I won't argue the cutesiness of Hart of Dixie, but it's not phony: It's just set in another universe.

    Ask Matt: Globes Weirdness, Dexter, Person of Interest, Charlie Sheen, and More!

  • Now stop dodging the question: why the cutesiness?

    Matthew Yglesias » Strange Tales of Congressional Procedure

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