Synonyms and Antonyms 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> Synonyms bathos, gooeyness, lovey-doveyness, mawkishness, mush, mushiness, saccharinity, sappiness, sentimentality, sloppiness, soppiness, syrup (also sirup)Related Words emotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)Near Antonyms cynicism, hardheadedness, hard-heartedness
Learn More about sentimentalism
Dictionary: Definition of sentimentalism
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sentimentalism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).