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Noun: sentimentality  ,sen-ti,men'ta-li-tee or ,sen-ti-mun'ta-li-tee
  1. Falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    - mawkishness, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppiness
  2. Extravagant or affected feeling or emotion
    - soppiness

Derived forms: sentimentalities

Type of: emotionalism, emotionality, sentiment

Encyclopedia: Sentimentality