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[ih-moh-shuh-nl-iz-uh m] /ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nlˈɪz əm/

excessively character:
the emotionalism of sentimental fiction.
strong or excessive appeal to the emotions:
the emotionalism of patriotic propaganda.
a tendency to display or respond with undue emotion, especially morbid emotion.
unwarranted expression or display of emotion.
emotional nature, character, or quality
a tendency to yield readily to the emotions
an appeal to the emotions, esp an excessive appeal, as to an audience
a doctrine stressing the value of deeply felt responses in ethics and the arts


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    [ih-moh-shuh-nl-ist] /ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nl ɪst/ noun 1. a person who appeals to the emotions, especially unduly. 2. a person easily affected by emotion. 3. a person who bases conduct, or the theory of conduct, upon feelings rather than reason: a romantic emotionalist.

  • Emotionality

    [ih-moh-shuh-nal-i-tee] /ɪˌmoʊ ʃəˈnæl ɪ ti/ noun 1. state or quality: the emotionality of the artistic temperament.

  • Emotionalize

    [ih-moh-shuh-nl-ahyz] /ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), emotionalized, emotionalizing. 1. to make ; treat as a matter of emotion. /ɪˈməʊʃənəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make emotional; subject to emotional treatment

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    noun 1. work that requires good interpersonal skills

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