HyperDic: sentimentalism

English > 2 senses of the word sentimentalism:
NOUNcommunicationsentimentalismthe excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
attributesentimentalisma predilection for sentimentality
English > sentimentalism: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form.
Narrowertreacle, mush, slop, glopWriting or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
Broaderformulation, expressionThe style of expressing yourself
English > sentimentalism: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA predilection for sentimentality.
Broadermawkishness, sentimentality, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppinessfalsely emotional in a maudlin way
Spanishsentimentalismo
Nounssentimentalistsomeone who indulges in excessive sentimentality

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