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sentimentality

noun

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the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion)
  • the sentimentality of the story of star-crossed lovers only made it even more popular with moviegoers

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The first known use of sentimentality was in 1770

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“Sentimentality.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sentimentality. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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