sentimentalism

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Etymology[edit]

sentimental +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

sentimentalism (countable and uncountable, plural sentimentalisms)

  1. A liking for sentimental things
  2. An overly sentimental thing or condition; bathos or sentimentality
  3. (philosophy) A view according to which morality is somehow grounded in moral sentiments or emotions.

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