Definition of sentimentality in English:
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
More example sentences
- 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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