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Meaning of SENTIMENTALIZE

Pronunciation:  `sentu'men`tlIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
  2. [v]  look at with sentimentality or turn into an object of sentiment; "Don't sentimentalize the past events"
  3. [v]  make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities; "Too much poetry sentimentalizes the mind"; "These experiences have sentimentalized her"
 

SENTIMENTALIZE is a 14 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sentimentalise, sentimentalise, sentimentise, sentimentize
 
 See Also: act, alter, behave, belie, change, do, misrepresent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sen`ti*men"tal*ize\, v. t.
    To regard in a sentimental manner; as, to sentimentalize a
    subject.
    
    
  2. \Sen`ti*men"tal*ize\, v. i.
    To think or act in a sentimental manner, or like a
    sentimentalist; to affect exquisite sensibility. --C.
    Kingsley.
    
    
 

 

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