[ adjective ] given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
Used in print(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)
The sentimental pure heart of Galahad is gone with the knightly years , but I still believe_in the heart of the George_Meredith character that was not made of the stuff that breaks '' .
[ adjective ] effusively or insincerely emotional
"a bathetic novel" "maudlin expressions of sympathy" "mushy effusiveness" "a schmaltzy song" "sentimental soap operas" "slushy poetry"
Used in print(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)
Only the vain and incurably sentimental among us will lose sleep simply because foreign peoples are not as impressed by our strength as they ought to be .