sentimentalist

[ UK /sˌɛntɪmˈɛntəlˌɪst/ ]
NOUN
  1. someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
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How To Use sentimentalist In A Sentence

  • Besides being a sentimentalist he was a romantic, a vain fellow, a man of wild passions, a little blind in one eye and almost stone-blind in the other. The Beautiful and Damned
  • I dare not say that civilized man is to be studied with the eye of a naturalist; but my vulgar meaning might almost be twisted to convey: that our sentimentalists are a variety owing their existence to a certain prolonged term of comfortable feeding. Sandra Belloni — Volume 1
  • Ira is portrayed as a sentimentalist who is viscerally and passionately indignant about the inherent inequalities and injustices of America.
  • But it would be quite wrong to conclude from her subject matter that she was a soft-centered, weak sentimentalist.
  • `I never took you for a sentimentalist ," Marlette said scornfully. THE DEVIL'S DOOR
  • But it would be quite wrong to conclude from her subject matter that she was a soft-centered, weak sentimentalist.
  • If Rousseau had been alive today, the arch-sentimentalist would have been spilling his guts to Oprah and excusing the excesses of present-day sans-culottes like a Guardian leader.
  • Religious workers are prone to overlook all other systems but their own, and maudlin sentimentalists have no use for law, Divine or human. Criminal Anthropology from a Canadian View-Point
  • Ultimately, he is surprisingly reminiscent of the incurable sentimentalist, forever seeking comfort and reassurance for his damaged inner child.
  • He calls Verdi "the last naïve master of Western music, in an age given over to the Sentimentalisches" - the self-conscious, subversive "sentimentalists," such as Wagner, Liszt and their modernist followers, whose agenda-laden art has held sway ever since. Hopes Dashed at City Opera As Dead Man Walking Disappoints
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