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Verb: sentimentalise  ,sen-ti'men-tu,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: sentimentalize)
  1. Make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities
    "Too much poetry sentimentalises the mind"; "These experiences have sentimentalised her";
    - sentimentalize
     
  2. Look at with sentimentality or turn into an object of sentiment
    "Don't sentimentalise the past events";
    - sentimentalize
     
  3. Act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression
    - sentimentalize, sentimentize, sentimentise [Brit]

Derived forms: sentimentalised, sentimentalising, sentimentalises

Type of: act, alter, behave, belie, change, do, misrepresent, modify