emotionalist
noun Date: 1865 1. one who bases a theory or policy on an emotional conviction 2. one prone to emotionalism • emotionalistic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • emotionalist — emotionalistic, adj. /i moh sheuh nl ist/, n. 1. a person who appeals to the emotions, esp. unduly. 2. a person easily affected by emotion. 3. a person who bases conduct, or the theory of conduct, upon feelings rather than reason: a romantic… …   Universalium

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  • emotionalist — e mo·tion·al·ist || ʃnÉ™lɪst n. one easily affected by emotion; one who endeavors to arouse the emotions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • emotionalist — emo·tion·al·ist …   English syllables

  • emotionalist — e•mo•tion•al•ist [[t]ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nl ɪst[/t]] n. 1) a person easily affected by emotion 2) a person whose conduct or policies are based on feelings rather than reason • Etymology: 1865–70 e•mo tion•al•is′tic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • emotionalist — /əˈmoʊʃənələst/ (say uh mohshuhnuhluhst), /i / (say ee ) noun 1. someone who appeals to the emotions, especially unduly. 2. someone easily affected by emotion …   Australian English dictionary

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  • emotionalistic — See emotionalist. * * * …   Universalium

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