Sentimentality

  • 81 feeling — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Emotional sensation See also touch, taste Nouns 1. feeling, sensation, sentience, emotion, sensibility, sensitivity; endurance, tolerance, sufferance, experience, response; vibrations; impression,… …

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  • 82 nostalgia — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. homesickness; pathos, regret, wistfulness; nostomania. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. remorse, wistfulness, sentimentality; see homesickness , loneliness . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a …

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  • 83 emotionalism — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. emotion, hysteria, sentimentality, agitation; see emotion , excitement , sensationalism , sentimentality …

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  • 84 schmaltz — n sickly sentimentality. The word is Yid dish, from the German for cooking fat or dripping. The word was used in the New York Jewish community to describe what Leo Rosten in The Joys of Yiddish (1970) defines as corn, pathos, maud lin and mawkish …

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  • 85 sentimental — [[t]se̱ntɪme̱nt(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is sentimental feels or shows pity or love, sometimes to an extent that is considered exaggerated and foolish. I m trying not to be sentimental about the past... It s a very… …

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  • 86 slobber — slob·ber || slÉ‘bÉ™(r) / slÉ’b n. saliva, drool; extreme sentimentality or emotionalism, drivel v. salivate, drool; smear with saliva, wet with drool; indulge in sentimentality or emotionalism …

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  • 87 slobbered — slob·ber || slÉ‘bÉ™(r) / slÉ’b n. saliva, drool; extreme sentimentality or emotionalism, drivel v. salivate, drool; smear with saliva, wet with drool; indulge in sentimentality or emotionalism …

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  • 88 slobbering — slob·ber || slÉ‘bÉ™(r) / slÉ’b n. saliva, drool; extreme sentimentality or emotionalism, drivel v. salivate, drool; smear with saliva, wet with drool; indulge in sentimentality or emotionalism …

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  • 89 slobbers — slob·ber || slÉ‘bÉ™(r) / slÉ’b n. saliva, drool; extreme sentimentality or emotionalism, drivel v. salivate, drool; smear with saliva, wet with drool; indulge in sentimentality or emotionalism …

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  • 90 Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three — by Jack Kerouac (1959)    Jack Kerouac wrote Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three (published by Grove Press in 1959) primarily in May and June 1952 while living in Mexico City with William S. Burroughs. He had, though, been thinking about the material… …

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  • 91 Ticket That exploded, The — by William S. Burroughs (1961)    This is the second installment in William S. Burroughs’s cut ups trilogy. Burroughs described the plot of the book as follows: “The Ticket That Exploded involves the Nova conspiracy to blow up the earth and then… …

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  • 92 sentiment —    , sentimental, and sentimentality    Sentiment is a person s cast of mind or general mental disposition. It may be an opinion about a specific matter, or an emotion elicited by an image. Although there is no value judgment necessarily implied… …

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  • 93 sentimental — adjective 1) she kept the vase for sentimental reasons Syn: nostalgic, tender, emotional, affectionate Ant: practical, dispassionate 2) the film is too sentimental Syn: mawkish, overemotional …

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  • 94 sentimental — sentimental, romantic, mawkish, maudlin, soppy, mushy, slushy are comparable when they mean unduly or affectedly emotional. Sentimental usually suggests emotion that does not arise from genuine or natural feeling but is evoked by an external… …

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  • 95 sentiment — n 1. feeling, attitude; response, reaction, Inf. gut reaction. 2. opinion, outlook, view, viewpoint, point of view, slant; notion, idea, thought, conception, estimation, theory; stance, stand, angle, position, posture, thinking, way of thinking;… …

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  • 96 slop — [släp] n. [ME sloppe < OE (only in comp.) < base of slypa: see SLIP3] 1. watery snow or mud; slush 2. a splash or puddle of spilled liquid 3. any liquid or semiliquid food that is unappetizing or of poor quality 4. [often pl.] …

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  • 97 drippiness — noun 1. the physical property of being soft and drippy • Derivationally related forms: ↑drippy • Hypernyms: ↑physical property 2. falsely emotional in a maudlin way • Syn: ↑mawkishness, ↑sentimentality, ↑ …

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  • 98 mushiness — noun 1. a mushy pulpy softness • Syn: ↑pulpiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑pulpy (for: ↑pulpiness), ↑mushy • Hypernyms: ↑softness …

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  • 99 schmalz — noun (Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music • Syn: ↑schmaltz, ↑shmaltz • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑mawkishness, ↑sentimentality, ↑ …

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  • 100 sentimentalism — noun 1. the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form • Hypernyms: ↑formulation, ↑expression • Hyponyms: ↑treacle, ↑mush, ↑slop, ↑glop 2. a predilection for sentimentality …

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