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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked by or emphasizing physical closeness and emotional openness.
  • adjective Based on sentiment or intuition, especially to the exclusion of critical judgment.

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  • adjective informal Having a fondness for physical contact with other people, especially to an excessive degree.
  • adjective idiomatic, usually derogatory Driven by intuition or emotion, with a connotation of de-emphasis of rational thought or logic.
  • adjective idiomatic, usually derogatory Appealing to emotion, sympathy, or romance.

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

  • adjective (often derogatory) openly expressing love and affection (especially through physical contact)

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