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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being fulsome or showing overdone and insincere flattery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being fulsome, in any sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. smug self-serving earnestness
  • n. excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm

Etymologies

fulsome +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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