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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nam·by-pam·by /ˌnæmbiˈpæmbi/
 (a.)感傷的,矯飾的,嬌媚的感傷,矯飾,嬌媚,感傷的人

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nam·by-pam·by n.  Talk or writing which is weakly sentimental or affectedly pretty.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nam·by-pam·by, a.
 1. Affectedly pretty; weakly sentimental; finical; insipid.
    Namby-pamby madrigals of love.   --W. Gifford.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 namby-pamby
      adj : weak in willpower [syn: spineless, wishy-washy]
      n : an insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental