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Abdul was beloved for her ditzy demeanor and blatant sentimentalism on American Idol.

But that sounded sentimental and moving-pictury, and she knew how Bud hated cheap sentimentalism.

There is no gilt, no mock modesty in his style; there is to vapid sentimentalism in the ideas he expounds.

I don't think I could ever be content under a bad-tempered, sentimentalism, strenuous Government.

The excess of sentimentalism had given rise to the other extreme of naturalism.

He defends Malthus against the 'execrations' of sentimentalism.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sentimentalism, such as: bathos, mawkishness, melodrama, mushiness, nostalgia, and reminiscence.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.