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emotionalism

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noun emo·tion·al·ism \i-ˈmō-shnə-ˌli-zəm, -shə-nə-ˌliz-\

Definition of emotionalism

  1. 1 :  a tendency to regard things emotionally

  2. 2 :  undue indulgence in or display of emotion



1865

First Known Use of emotionalism

1865


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