Definition of sentimentality in English:

sentimentality

Syllabification: sen·ti·men·tal·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌsen(t)əmenˈtalitē, -mən-
 
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noun (plural sentimentalities)

  • Excessive tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia: there are passages which verge on sentimentality sentimentalities of this kind seem reserved, in her, for people she does not know
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    • This is a show that, despite its bygone English rural setting, is without nostalgia or sentimentality.
    • I wish people would stop mistaking sentimentality for serious emotion.
    • The director lights up the screen with genuine emotions, minus sentimentality.

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