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- adj. Not sentimental.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not sentimental; not apt to be swayed by sentiment; matter-of-fact.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination
Rich: Yes, if he's cruel, the upside is that he's unsentimental, which is refreshing.
I don't find her writing "unsentimental" at all, and I certainly wouldn't describe it as "unsparing".
In the Star interview a day later, he said it's important to discuss the Canadian family in clear-eyed, "unsentimental" terms.
Funke describes the tone as more modern and "unsentimental," a mirror of protagonist Jacob.
They offer a glimpse of the kind of unsentimental prose that Alcott often said she longed to write in an "adult novel" but died before she had the chance.
However alluring the goal, he said, pursuing it “would have incurred incalculable human and political costs”; he was expressing the kind of unsentimental caution that is realism’s most important characteristic.
As for how people died, it was, according to these same texts, altogether straightforward and unsentimental.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg 's mother, Charlotte—the matter-of-fact and unsentimental matriarch of the Bloomberg family who often inspired the funniest lines in the mayor's speeches—died Sunday at her Medford, Mass., home, where Mr. Bloomberg grew up.
The Italian is unsentimental and Theo Walcott, scorer of that hat-trick in Zagreb, did not make the cut for the World Cup itself last summer, despite starting both friendlies the month before.
But it didn't do it in a heavy-handed way; rather it spliced archive footage and contemporary interviews into an unsentimental love bomb of its own.
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