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English noun: sentimentalism

1. sentimentalism (communication) the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form


Broader (hypernym)expression, formulation


Narrower (hyponym)glop, mush, slop, treacle

2. sentimentalism (attribute) a predilection for sentimentality


Broader (hypernym)drippiness, mawkishness, mushiness, sentimentality, sloppiness, soupiness









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