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sentimentalizer

Definitions

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  • n. One who sentimentalizes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who sentimentalizes. Also spelled sentimentaliser.

Etymologies

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sentimentalize +‎ -er

Examples

  • All the rest is at worst mere misfortune or mortality: this alone is misery, slavery, hell on earth; and the revolt against it is the only force that offers a man’s work to the poor artist, whom our personally minded rich people would so willingly employ as pandar, buffoon, beauty monger, sentimentalizer and the like.

    Epistle Dedicatory

  • All the rest is at worst mere misfortune or mortality: this alone is misery, slavery, hell on earth; and the revolt against it is the only force that offers a man's work to the poor artist, whom our personally minded rich people would so willingly employ as pandar, buffoon, beauty monger, sentimentalizer and the like.

    Man and Superman

  • Venetian annals; for it is not to be expected that the less tragic fortunes of Carlo Zeno and Vittore Pisani, who may also have been imprisoned in the _pozzi_, can move the true sentimentalizer.

    Venetian Life

  • Willis was a kindly saunterer, the first Boston dandy, who began his literary career with grotesque propriety as a sentimentalizer of Bible stories, a performance which Lowell gayly called inspiration and water.

    Literary and Social Essays

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