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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Act in a way colored by emotion or indulge in thoughts or expression affected by emtion; Make (someone or something) imbued with qualities related to emotion.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used with object) : He sentimentalized the relationship until all real meaning was lost
  • But it is too easy to sentimentalise, to labour the stark fact that war is a grotesque, irrational absurdity ....
  • My view is that Winterbottom has consciously taken to extremes a situation that other types of drama would evasively sentimentalise.
  • Let's not sentimentalise medieval Christianity; it had a very long history of persecuting heretics such as the Cathars, not to mention Jews. for more
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