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sentimentality

noun

Definition of SENTIMENTALITY

the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion) <the sentimentality of the story of star-crossed lovers only made it even more popular with moviegoers>
Related Words emotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)

February 26, 2015
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Tending to find fault and raise objections
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