emotionalist

noun
emo·​tion·​al·​ist | \i-ˈmō-shnə-list, -shə-nə-list\

Definition of emotionalist 

1 : one who bases a theory or policy on an emotional conviction

2 : one prone to emotionalism

Other Words from emotionalist

emotionalistic \i-​ˌmō-​shnə-​ˈli-​stik, -​shə-​nə-​ˈli-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of emotionalist

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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