Definition of Sentimentalise

1. Verb. Make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities. "These experiences have sentimentalized her"

Exact synonyms: Sentimentalize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify



2. Verb. Look at with sentimentality or turn into an object of sentiment. "Don't sentimentalize the past events"
Exact synonyms: Sentimentalize
Generic synonyms: Belie, Misrepresent
Derivative terms: Sentimentalisation

3. Verb. Act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression.
Exact synonyms: Sentimentalize, Sentimentise, Sentimentize
Generic synonyms: Act, Behave, Do
Derivative terms: Sentimentalisation, Sentimentalization

Definition of Sentimentalise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of sentimentalize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sentimentalise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sentimentalise

senti
sentics
sentience
sentiences
sentiencies
sentiency
sentient
sentiently
sentients
sentiment
sentimental
sentimental value
sentimentalisation
sentimentalisations
sentimentalise (current term)
sentimentalised
sentimentaliser
sentimentalisers
sentimentalises
sentimentalising
sentimentalism
sentimentalisms
sentimentalist
sentimentalistic
sentimentalists
sentimentalities
sentimentality
sentimentalization
sentimentalizations

Literary usage of Sentimentalise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A College Man in Khaki: Letters of an American in the British Artillery by Wainwright Merrill (1918)
"... Trafalgar Square — Types in Camp — A Walk to Stonehenge — America's Part in the War: "Don't Drivel and sentimentalise" 10th Canadians, CGA Camp No. ..."

2. Sketches on the Old Road Through France to Florence by Henry Woodd Nevinson, Montgomery Carmichael (1906)
"It is difficult to sentimentalise properly about an abbey building still entire and put to up- to-date uses, just as it impossible not to bemoan the absence ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1888)
"Yet Landor, a severe crit ic, thought ' Little Nell" equal to any character in fiction, and Jeffrey, the despiser of sentimentalise!, declared that there ..."

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