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oversentimental

Definitions

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  • adj. Excessively sentimental.

Etymologies

over- +‎ sentimental (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We refused those ubiquitous American flag stamps even though they came in handy rolls (taking the oversentimental Love stamps instead).

    Stephen Elliott: My First Flag

  • I am one who grew up with a great affection for screen comedy, the wit of Preston Sturges, the oversentimental but still compelling work of Frank Capra, the brilliantly subversive satire of Stanley Kubrick, with whom I had the mitigated joy of actually working.

    Gwen Davis: The End of Comedy (The Ass-End, Really)

  • I am one who grew up with a great affection for screen comedy, the wit of Preston Sturges, the oversentimental but still compelling work of Frank Capra, the brilliantly subversive satire of Stanley ...

    Gwen Davis: The End of Comedy (The Ass-End, Really)

  • Hamas is a dreadful outfit that's brought suffering and false hope onto its own people: using them as a sort of economic and social self-destructing suicide bomb, better to wring pity and cash from a readily fooled and oversentimental Europe and America; or from regionally ambitious, anti-Israel Iran.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • I found the thing somewhat oversentimental, but worth the short time it take to read.

    October 1st, 2006

  • We would, I think, be oversentimental in our treatment of this subject if we omitted two hugely important factors in work character.

    The Foundations of Personality

  • Arthur Ranger, now head of the family, owed it to the family's future and to its two helpless and oversentimental women to right the wrong.

    The Second Generation

  • Old-fashioned these romances are in many ways, oversentimental, in parts poorly constructed, but in all English fiction there is nothing to surpass the opening chapters of _Jane Eyre_ for vividness and pathos, and few things to equal the greater part of _Villette_, the tragedy of an

    Modern English Books of Power

  • Dennis Lenarduzzi isn't being oversentimental when he calls ManRayGun a band of brothers.

    Edmonton Sun

  • Thia and I are perhaps oversentimental, but we wanted to show Beto’s workers what their efforts had meant to us.

    Gringos in Paradise

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