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mush

noun [U] uk   /mʌʃ/ us  

mush noun [U] (SOFT SUBSTANCE)

informal any unpleasant thick soft substance, such as food that has been cooked for too long: If you overcook the cabbage it'll turn to mush. informal If you say your brain has turned to mush, it means you cannot think clearly.

mush noun [U] (BOOK/FILM)

informal If you describe something such as a book or film as mush, you mean that it is too emotional: The film was just romantic mush.
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