oversentimentality

sentimentality

[sen-tuh-men-tal-i-tee]
noun, plural sentimentalities.
1.
the quality or state of being sentimental or excessively sentimental.
2.
an instance of being sentimental.
3.
a sentimental act, gesture, expression, etc.

Origin:
1760–70; sentimental + -ity

oversentimentality, noun

sentiment, sentimentality (see synonym study at sentiment).


See sentiment.
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sentimentality (ˌsɛntɪmɛnˈtælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  the state, quality, or an instance of being sentimental
2.  an act, statement, etc, that is sentimental

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