In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(outlook/person) poco sentimentalhe's very unsentimental about his childhood — habla de su infancia sin sentimentalismos
- The camera is distant without being cold, the script unsentimental without being cynical.
- They are unsentimental and category-averse, a mind-set that means much of business is now working on an old paradigm.
- While the series gives us two brilliantly portrayed murderers, for me this unsentimental portrait of women of principle is more impressive.
- He has the uncommon gift of bringing remote places and people alive in an unsentimental way.
- The script was clunky, but refreshingly unsentimental.
- She talks with the no-nonsense speed of a native East Coaster and the unsentimental clarity of a clinician.
- A long-time supporter of devolution while an economic moderniser, he provides unsentimental analysis of heavy industry's demise.
- Time and again, in prose unsparing and unsentimental, Liz has allowed readers a peek into her own mental health struggles.
- Humane but unsentimental, unabashedly artsy but instantly approachable, this is a movie for just about everybody.
- His previous attitude was typically unsentimental.
- But the BBC's effort got it just about right, giving us a commendably unsentimental insight into top-level disabled sport.
- From this you might be forgiven for thinking that Italians are unsentimental about a currency that's been credited as one of the prime unifiers in such a young country.
- It has a lugubrious pace and doesn't entirely convince but there are some sharp lines, an unsentimental view of big city politics and Pacino's rich performance.
- But about his work, and about popular culture in general, he is surprisingly unsentimental.
- They are unsentimental about the persons who occupy democratic posts but sentimental in their conception of the kind of persons who could, ideally, occupy them.
- An unsentimental character who auctioned most of his football medals in 1995, Cantwell had one constant in his peregrinations, his home town.
- It radiates hard-headed realism, icy egoism and unsentimental calculation.
- Nevertheless, this slim volume is full of snapshots from the frontier of pain: unsentimental observations, anecdotes and cries of anguish.
- At 45, the Marquis has already earned the reputation of a cool-headed, unsentimental type.
- Subjecting him to a cold, unsentimental, statistical evaluation hardly does justice to the qualities he possessed.
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