Examples of sentimentality in a Sentence
the sentimentality of Romantic poetry
the sentimentality of the story of star-crossed lovers only made it even more popular with moviegoers
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Australia will have no time to bask in the sentimentality of the occasion.
There’s a sentimentality that comes out in a lot of shoots.
Critics who charged Graham with sentimentality were not paying attention.
Eleven months ago, when the San Francisco Giants signed Pablo Sandoval to a minor league deal, the move was derided as typical sentimentality from a team unable to let go of the past.
But the overwhelming presence is Ives’ core musical language — dissonant but expressive, alternately craggy and delicate, and completely lacking in sentimentality.
And the overt sentimentality of the ending is a minor letdown, too, for a movie that’s otherwise filmed with just enough restraint to stave off eye-rolls.
Kara’s scenes are full of swelling strings and mawkish sentimentality that seem to be begging you to Feel Something Now.
Somewhere in between the doe-eyed sentimentality of Sheeran and the bad behavior that plays out in the songs of Puth and his peers, Mendes’ new album nails the innocence, thrills and pain that’s unique to being 19, alone and hopeful.
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SENTIMENTALITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sentimentality for English Language Learners
: the quality of being sentimental especially in an excessive way
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