V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: overly flattering or ingratiating and insincere
Synonyms: insincere, offensive, cloying, excessive, fawning, gushing
Antonyms: sincere, heartfelt, genuine
Tips: Fulsome describes disgustingly exaggerated praise, to the point of being offensive. "Fulsome praise" is excessive and insincere, and should NOT be confused with "full of praise," which could actually be earnest.
His fulsome compliments became annoying and embarrassing after awhile. (cloying, fawning)
The fulsome introduction didn't fool or impress anyone. (excessive, fawning, insincere)
I could see right through his fulsome praise; he doesn't appreciate what we are doing, he just wants us to come in and work over the weekend. (insincere, excessive)
His fulsome welcome of his guests made them all a little uncomfortable. (excessive, fawning, gushing)
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