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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who indulges in excessive expression of feelings

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  • Ordinary men will always be sentimentalists: for a sentimentalist is simply a man who has feelings and does not trouble to invent a new way of expressing them.
  • LOOKING at Mr. Thackeray¬ís writings as a whole, he would be more truthfully described as a sentimentalist than as a cynic.
  • But he can hardly be called a sentimentalist, as Greeley was, and there is nothing but sentiment -- gush and gammon -- in the proposed
  • "sentimentalist" -- only, of course, for quite different reasons! for more
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