sentimentalization
noun see sentimentalize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sentimentalization — (Amer.) n. act of treating sentimentally, act of ascribing sentimental qualities; act of behaving sentimentally, act of expressing exaggerated emotions (also sentimentalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sentimentalization — See sentimentalize. * * * …   Universalium

  • sentimentalization — noun The act of giving a sentimental feeling for something …   Wiktionary

  • sentimentalization — sen·ti·men·tal·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • sentimentalization — noun the act of indulging in sentiment • Syn: ↑sentimentalisation, ↑romanticization, ↑romanticisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticise (for: ↑romanticisation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sentimentalize — sentimentalization, n. sentimentalizer, n. /sen teuh men tl uyz /, v., sentimentalized, sentimentalizing. v.i. 1. to indulge in sentiment. v.t. 2. to view (someone or something) sentimentally: He sentimentalized the relationship until all real… …   Universalium

  • romanticisation — noun the act of indulging in sentiment • Syn: ↑sentimentalization, ↑sentimentalisation, ↑romanticization • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticise, ↑romanticize (for: ↑romant …   Useful english dictionary

  • romanticization — noun the act of indulging in sentiment • Syn: ↑sentimentalization, ↑sentimentalisation, ↑romanticisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticise (for: ↑romanticisation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sentimentalisation — noun the act of indulging in sentiment • Syn: ↑sentimentalization, ↑romanticization, ↑romanticisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticise (for: ↑romanticisation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sentimentalize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1788 intransitive verb to indulge in sentiment transitive verb to look upon or imbue with sentiment • sentimentalization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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