emotionalismnoun [ U ]uk /ɪˈməʊ.ʃən.əl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ɪˈmoʊ.ʃən.əl.ɪ.zəm/ disapproving
Examples from literature
- It was the first evidence of his pathologic emotionalism and vindictiveness.
- Nor is the connection between alcoholism and emotionalism so far-fetched as it seems.
- Quiet love, not feverish emotionalism.
- There was, however, running through her character a vein of what might be called emotionalism.
- They have an eighteenth-century restraint, and freedom from emotionalism and gush.