[sen-tuh-men-tl-iz-uh m] /ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm/
sentimental tendency or character; predominance of sentiment over reason.
weak emotionalism; excessive indulgence in sentiment.
a display of sentimentality.
the state or quality of being sentimental
an act, statement, etc, that is sentimental
[sen-tuh-men-tl-ist] /ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tl ɪst/ noun 1. one given to sentiment or sentimentality.
[sen-tuh-men-tal-i-tee] /ˌsɛn tə mɛnˈtæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural sentimentalities. 1. the quality or state of being sentimental or excessively sentimental. 2. an instance of being sentimental. 3. a sentimental act, gesture, expression, etc. sentimentality /ˌsɛntɪmɛnˈtælɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the state, quality, or an instance of being sentimental 2. an act, statement, etc, that is […]
[sen-tuh-men-tl-ahyz] /ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tlˌaɪz/ verb (used without object), sentimentalized, sentimentalizing. 1. to indulge in sentiment. verb (used with object), sentimentalized, sentimentalizing. 2. to view (someone or something) sentimentally: He sentimentalized the relationship until all real meaning was lost. sentimentalize /ˌsɛntɪˈmɛntəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. to make sentimental or behave sentimentally
adjective 1. expressive of or appealing to sentiment, especially the tender emotions and feelings, as love, pity, or nostalgia: a sentimental song. 2. pertaining to or dependent on sentiment: We kept the old photograph for purely sentimental reasons. 3. weakly emotional; mawkishly susceptible or tender: the sentimental Victorians. 4. characterized by or showing sentiment or […]