sentimentalism :

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  • n  the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
  • n  a predilection for sentimentality

  • Without falling into sentimentalism we had our work to do we developed relationships and made friends.
  • It had degenerated into a superficial sentimentalism, dominated "by wishes which were taken for facts" and by "the widespread conviction .
  • The Big Game was again something to anticipate, prepare for, and seein a slight haze induced by sentimentalism, alcohol, and the sight of thousands of chrysanthemums on fur .
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