sentimentalism


sentimentalism

noun

Definition of SENTIMENTALISM

the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion) <the novel's sentimentalism bored me>
Related Words emotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)

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