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synonyms for human interest

  • emotional appeal
  • hardship tale
  • heartbreaker
  • maudlin plea
  • pathos
  • schmaltz
  • sentimentalism
  • tale of woe
  • tearjerker
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How to use human interest in a sentence

In the parish churches, many of which are of great interest, the predominant styles are Decorated and Perpendicular.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 4VARIOUS
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
After all, may not even John Burns be human; may not Mr. Chamberlain himself have a heart that can feel for another?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
His also was the intellectual point of view, and the intellectual interest in knowledge and its deductions.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
She stabbed him, noting the effect upon him with a detached interest that seemed indifferent to his pain.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
How is it that one instant of time should work those effects in the human mind which are so lasting in their results!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Few persons can attain to adult life without being profoundly impressed by the appalling inequalities of our human lot.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He heard himself saying lightly, though with apparent lack of interest: 'How curious, Lettice, how very odd!
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HUMAN INTEREST

  • emotional appeal
  • hardship tale
  • heartbreaker
  • human interest
  • maudlin plea
  • pathos
  • schmaltz
  • sentimentalism
  • tale of woe
  • tearjerker
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.