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 knowMore 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.