sentimentalism

as in sentimentality
the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion) the novel's sentimentalism bored me

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“Sentimentalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sentimentalism. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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