Antonyms of adj hokey

2 senses of hokey

Sense 1
bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy -- (effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry")

INDIRECT (VIA emotional) -> unemotional -- (unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion)

Sense 2
artificial, contrived, hokey, stilted -- (artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation")

INDIRECT (VIA affected) -> unaffected -- (free of artificiality; sincere and genuine; "an unaffected grace")

Similarity of adj hokey

2 senses of hokey

Sense 1
bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy -- (effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry")
       => emotional (vs. unemotional) -- (of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional")

Sense 2
artificial, contrived, hokey, stilted -- (artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation")
       => affected (vs. unaffected), unnatural -- (speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression)

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