sentimentalisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sentimentalisation the act of indulging in sentiment
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Usage

In literature:

Paul hated his father for sitting sentimentalising over her.
"Sons and Lovers" by David Herbert Lawrence
Howard would have sentimentalised into two or three verses over these.
"To-morrow?" by Victoria Cross
Don't for heaven's sake sentimentalise!
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
She sentimentalised a moment, and then remembered further similarities.
"Evelyn Innes" by George Moore
He, too, is sentimentalised by his uxoriousness.
"The Poetry Of Robert Browning" by Stopford A. Brooke
He sentimentalised where Shakspere thought.
"Life of Robert Browning" by William Sharp
They must not be encouraged to sentimentalise; they must be bidden to decide.
"Painted Windows" by Harold Begbie
There is no sentimentalising, after the fashion of Jean Jacques.
"Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Morley
For pity's sake don't let Tom find us sentimentalising here!
"Tom and Some Other Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
He had left his father tearfully sentimentalising about the Queen.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
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