- vt. 使感伤；为…而伤感
- vi. 感伤；流于感伤
- sentimentalize (v.)
- 1764, intransitive, "indulge in sentiments," from sentimental + -ize. Meaning "to make sentimental" (transitive) is from 1813. Related: Sentimentalized; sentimentalizing.
Think on these things, and let S______ go to Lincoln sessions by himself, and talk classically with country justices. In the meantime we will philosophize and sentimentalize;--the last word is a bright invention of the moment in which it was written, for yours or Dr. Johnson's service .... [Laurence Sterne, letter to William Combe, Esq., dated Aug. 5, 1764, published 1787]
- 1. He seems either to fear women or to sentimentalize them.
- 2. Jackie was careful not to sentimentalize country life.
- 3. He's the kind of filmmaker who doesn't hesitate to over-sentimentalize.
- 4. Don't sentimentalize when you talk about animals.
- 5. Don't sentimentalize the past events.
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