- n. nonstandard The act of giving a sentimental feeling for something.
- n. the act of indulging in sentiment
“Such sentimentalization is really a form of infantilization — akin to caricaturing indigenous people as "noble savages" or destitute people as "the virtuous poor.”
“There ARE those who manage to avoid this sentimentalization.”
“As for the sentimentalization of history, I don't think this has much to do with teaching from the head or the heart.”
“These people eventually die, though, and while in the best possible worlds all their narratives and accounts would be preserved and society would continue to remember what happened, even this would not be enough to avoid the sentimentalization that comes with the passage of time.”
“We have seen a similar development in this country, though we often call it Dianafication – a general over-sentimentalization of every issue.”
“And therefore they remain idols in whose shape we worship a sentimentalization of ourselves.”
“That's a slippery and pretentious term, granted, but when a Jewish writer makes such claim to "truth" about the Jewish sensibility, including claiming past Jewish masters as Singer and Bruno Schulz as inspiration, and then delivers instead an idealization and sentimentalization of that dark history we, as Jews, painfully share-- it can very upsetting.”
“In her sentimentalization of the twenty-one-year-old "Romeo" with a history of alleged abuse of other women, abandoned children, mental trouble, inability to hold a job, and, yes, hefty criminal charges (on the record, no matter how reported), Levine does not think there was anything the thirteen-year-old had to be saved from.”
“She had not come here to encourage sentimentalization.”
“Page 107 idea is in it; it is simply a sentimentalization of the unpleasant; if it were not for the naughtiness of some of the scenes no one would read it.”
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