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sentimentalities

Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of sentimentality.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • BUT these sentiments, even if anybody could have been found patient enough to listen to them, would have been called sentimentalities, or worse, in the spring of 1861, by the inhabitants of any of those States lying between Maryland and Mexico.

    Tiger-Lilies. A Novel.

  • And it whams straight into salt-of-the-earth sentimentalities: the less heart the better is a general rule here.

    Men Should Weep; Blasted; When We Are Married

  • For the most part, it would be easy to diagram the cause of these connections with the guidance of some psychiatric counsel, to label each of us with some short list of disorders and to blame everything on bad chemicals, but being forced apart from anyone for legitimate reason makes even the most well-intended insights arbitrary and the random sentimentalities strangely unbearable.

    Autumn in the Afterward

  • This movement was informed by an evangelical fervor which some of us may be pardoned for preferring to the sentimentalities of the Oxford groups.

    Obama and Niebuhr

  • Thanks to John and Sara Powell for your friendship and encouragement, and for staying and standing with me and my family while reminiscing with me about the precious memories of our COGIC roots sentimentalities.

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • You have recently shown a tendency to humanitarian scruples and other sentimentalities of that sort.

    Autumn

  • PATRICK KENNEDY, (D) RHODE ISLAND: Well, my dad, as I've always said, is kind of old Irish, didn't like to talk about feelings and sentimentalities.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2009

  • Twenty-six years ago, with "" The Boys in the Band, '' Mart Crowley brilliantly established the genre of the gay play with its own sentimentalities, toughnesses and character types.

    Big Names, Small Stages

  • With smoke and mirrors alone it has simply seamlessly morphed from one form of psychological slavery to another, with the instruments and sentimentalities of the media and the rest of society following quickly in its wake.

    Did Slavery Ever Really End in the U.S.?

  • When middle America - a term, by the way, which doesn't refer solely to corn porn sentimentalities, NASCAR, PBR and "Hee Haw" - is asked about what issues concern them, next to the obvious gas prices, the economy, health care, and the like, Joe Workboots worries about gun policies and the perception of a Pelosi-powered juggernaut sweeping down Main Street confiscating hearth-protection gats and hunting rifles.

    Lionel: Obama to America: Stuck in the Middle With You

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