Definition of 'sentimentality'
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And he does this without sentimentality or nostalgia. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Its strong points are undermined by cloying sentimentality and whimsy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We love the luxury of sentimentality and much prefer to avoid the weight of moral responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The slick script contains just the right amounts of camp humour and epic sentimentality. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She works hard to avoid sentimentality. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has pathos without sentimentality, humour without guile and infinite sympathy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)FILMS about people growing old and struggling with life usually have far too much sentimentality attached. The Sun (2013)Its rough edges and crafty urchins give it a true grit that avoids the sentimentality of its American cousins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)How does she avoid sentimentality? Times, Sunday Times (2014)To avoid sentimentality and melodrama in a film about bereavement is admirable; to avoid drama altogether seems self-defeating. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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