sentimentalise

verb
1. make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities
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Too much poetry sentimentalizes the mind

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These experiences have sentimentalized her

Syn: ↑sentimentalize
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s somebody

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Something ——s something

2. look at with sentimentality or turn into an object of sentiment
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Don't sentimentalize the past events

Syn: ↑sentimentalize
Derivationally related forms: ↑sentimentalisation
Hypernyms: ↑misrepresent, ↑belie
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

3. act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
Derivationally related forms: ↑sentimentalization (for: ↑sentimentalize), ↑sentimentalisation
Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑behave, ↑do
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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