In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sentimentalismo masculinecloying sentimentality — sensiblería feminine
- There is no sentimentality in his sympathy for his characters.
- There is no sentimentality in the French view of the countryside.
- Yet none of that prevented the rest of the country from indulging in a huge celebration of royalism and rampant sentimentality.
- But what I have just attempted very briefly to articulate is not mere sentimentality.
- He has great sensitivity and understanding but no sentimentality.
- This is a show that, despite its bygone English rural setting, is without nostalgia or sentimentality.
- I don't go for over-much sentimentality when the animals I've loved have reached the end of their journey.
- The danger here is that emotion and sentimentality are likely to get in the way of common sense and reality.
- It was aimed at the middle classes of Victorian London; designed to appeal to their appetite for sentimentality.
- Derided for his sentimentality and the mechanical precision of his work, his standing has gradually declined.
- The company is a lean, slick, international operation with little room for sentimentality.
- I think all my books are embarrassingly awash with sentimentality and emotion.
- There are letters from home too so we can have shots of mawkish sentimentality and tears.
- There is no sentimentality about his description of those days.
- Her ability to capture sentiment without sentimentality was the mark of a true artist.
- I wish people would stop mistaking sentimentality for serious emotion.
- It contains strong elements of sentimentality and a longing for the past.
- Life today is guided not by logic and reason but rather by emotion, fear and sentimentality.
- The director lights up the screen with genuine emotions, minus sentimentality.
- He was never macho, but he also never gave in to sentimentality.
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