sentimentalism

Definitions of sentimentalism
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n a predilection for sentimentality

Type of:
drippiness, mawkishness, mushiness, sentimentality, sloppiness, soupiness
falsely emotional in a maudlin way

n the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form

Types:
glop, mush, slop, treacle
writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
Type of:
expression, formulation
the style of expressing yourself

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