Not displaying or influenced by sentimental feelings.
- At 45, the Marquis has already earned the reputation of a cool-headed, unsentimental type.
- She talks with the no-nonsense speed of a native East Coaster and the unsentimental clarity of a clinician.
- The camera is distant without being cold, the script unsentimental without being cynical.
- Example sentences
- Ozu marvelously - and unsentimentally - depicts the secret society of unsupervised boys with its hierarchies and reversals, a feat helped no end by his charming young leads, who must be very old men by now, if they're alive at all.
- Calmly, unsentimentally, and with extraordinary compassion, he has marshalled the city's heroic police, fire and emergency services to admirable effect and, alas, with huge loss of life.
- Most touchingly of all, his parents, whose story he lovingly told in Ethel and Ernest, are shown unsentimentally on the mortuary trolley at the end of their quiet, blameless lives.
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