HyperDic: sentimentality

English > 2 senses of the word sentimentality:
NOUNattributesentimentality, mawkishness, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppinessfalsely emotional in a maudlin way
feelingsentimentalityextravagant or affected feeling or emotion
sentimentality > pronunciation
Soundsseh.nahmehntae'lihtiy; seh.ntahmehntae'lihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > sentimentality: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningfalsely emotional in a maudlin way.
Synonymsmawkishness, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppiness
NarrowercornSomething sentimental or trite
schmaltz, shmaltz, schmalz(Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music
sentimentalismA predilection for sentimentality
Broaderemotionality, emotionalismemotional nature or quality
Spanishblandenguería, cursilería, sensiblería, sentimentalismo, superficialidad, susceptibilidad
Adjectivessentimentaleffusively or insincerely emotional
English > sentimentality: 2 senses > noun 2, feeling
Meaningextravagant or affected feeling or emotion.
Narrowermawkishness, bathosinsincere pathos
Broadersentimenttender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
Adjectivessentimentalgiven to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality

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