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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of indulging in sentiment.

Usage examples (15)
  • One aspect of urban societies is a romanticisation of country life but hey, Romance novels are over in another section.
  • In short, I admire his neurotically precise world-creation, but I dislike his bucolic romanticisation of pre-industrialism and his moralism.
  • I´ve seen human life untouched by civilisation, and I´m no longer kindly inclined towards romanticisation of the premodern mentality, either in others or myself.
  • It would be progressive in a non-Christian manner- i.e., it would actively fight oppression without a moral romanticisation of suffering and a suspicion of prosperity... for more
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