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unsentimental

uhn sen ti men tuhl

  • s  facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination

  • And so another alliance was born: unlikely, unsentimental, hard nosed, clear eyed and dead set on driving poverty into history.
  • By transplanting the beloved Bums to California in 1958, the unsentimental Walter O'Malley had ushered the era of Big Business into baseball; last week Peter claimed that the .
  • In short, they are a nest of gallant old birds and this movie, directed by David Geller and Dayna Goldfine, is inspiring in the best, unsentimental meaning of the term.
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  • Harlan Ellison in Winnipeg Sun
    That's the core of The Discarded,Ellison says. "Josh and I tried to write a very unsentimental piece about a society in which a Paris Hilton, because of her looks, is valued and a schoolteacher has to flip burgers at Wendy's in order to...
  • Scott Rudin in Los Angeles Times
    He's very unsentimental about it,Rudin said. "It's not calculating, it's knowing."
  • Alan Ball in New York Times
    She's got this fiercely unsentimental thing,said Alan Ball, a close friend of Ms. Oliver's who, as the creator of "Six Feet Under" and "True Blood," HBO's new vampire soap opera that counts Ms. Oliver as a writer, has also been her boss....

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