emotionalist

noun
emo·​tion·​al·​ist | \ i-ˈmō-shnə-list How to pronounce emotionalist (audio) , -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 How to pronounce emotionalistic (audio) , -​shə-​nə-​ˈli-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of emotionalist

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Emotionalist.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emotionalistic. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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