Definitions for: Sentimentalize


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



Webster (1913) Definition: Sen`ti*men"tal*ize, v. t.
To regard in a sentimental manner; as, to sentimentalize a
subject.


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.

Synonyms: sentimentalise, sentimentalise, sentimentise, sentimentize

See Also: act, alter, behave, belie, change, do, misrepresent

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