Definition of Sentimentalist

1. Noun. Someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality.

Exact synonyms: Romanticist
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Romanticism, Sentimentalism



Definition of Sentimentalist

1. n. One who has, or affects, sentiment or fine feeling.

Definition of Sentimentalist

1. Noun. A person who is sentimental. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sentimentalist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sentimentalist

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sentimentalist (current term)
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Literary usage of Sentimentalist

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1. Tuscan Cities by William Dean Howells (1885)
"tablished, even while suffering a poignant regret for their suppression; but I know from myself that this sort of sentimentalist is very difficult, ..."

2. English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century: Ford Lectures, 1903 by Leslie Stephen (1904)
"Wesley was far too masculine and sensible to be a sentimentalist ; his emotions impel him to vigorous action ; and are much too serious to be cultivated for ..."

3. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"... delicious indulgence of his one single idea to the zealot, strong in faith, fierce and narrow in his creed; to the sentimentalist and litterateur, ..."

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