ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-sentimental (audio)
variants or less commonly antisentimental
: opposed to sentimentalism : deliberately or emphatically not sentimental
Femmes Fatales was much more than anti-sentimental, it was meant to be hatefully reactionary, to make us look at the vitality of our prejudices.Stanley Kauffmann

Word History

First Known Use

1808, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-sentimental was in 1808

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“Anti-sentimental.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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