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  • n  someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality

  • Frankly a sentimentalist, one of his outstanding deeds in office was sponsoring the collection of thousands of pennies from thousands of school children to pay for the .
  • The rosy sentimentalist was also a fretful conservative; he backed Joe McCarthy's search for imaginary communists in the State Department.
  • Funke, 46, is no sentimentalist.

  • Sir Alex Ferguson in
    Hopefully we can get to the final again and this time Paul will get his opportunity,said Ferguson in the Sunday Mirror. "I'm not a sentimentalist by any means. My one aim has always been to manage the club in the right way. But if we got...
  • Strobe Talbott in Reuters India
    Talbott wrote that Clinton had seen Yeltsin in various roles -- "snarling bear and papa bear, bully and sentimentalist, spoiler and dealmaker. He knew from experience that a session with Yeltsin almost always involved some roughing up before the two...
  • Benito Mussolini in
    The Fuhrer was very kind. At heart, Hitler is an old sentimentalist. When he saw me he had tears in his eyes,Mussolini told his lover.

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