emotionalism


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e·mo·tion·al·ism

 (ĭ-mō′shə-nə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The tendency to display emotion freely or to rely on or place too much value on emotion.
2. Undue display of emotion.

emotionalism

(ɪˈməʊʃənəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. emotional nature, character, or quality
2. a tendency to yield readily to the emotions
3. an appeal to the emotions, esp an excessive appeal, as to an audience
4. (Philosophy) a doctrine stressing the value of deeply felt responses in ethics and the arts
eˈmotionalist n
eˌmotionalˈistic adj

e•mo•tion•al•ism

(ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nlˈɪz əm)

n.
1. a tendency to indulge in excessive, often morbid, emotion.
2. conduct, policies, etc., that are based upon feelings rather than reason.
[1860–65]

emotionalism

an undue influence of feelings upon thought and behavior. — emotionalist, n.emotionalistic, adj.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emotionalism - emotional nature or quality
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
drama - the quality of being arresting or highly emotional
demonstrativeness - tending to express your feelings freely
affectionateness, lovingness, fondness, warmth - a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
sentimentality, drippiness, mawkishness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppiness - falsely emotional in a maudlin way
passion, warmth, heat - the trait of being intensely emotional
temperament - excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
excitableness, excitability, volatility - being easily excited
Translations

emotionalism

[ɪˈməʊʃnəlɪzəm] Nemoción f, emotividad f (pej) → sentimentalismo m

emotionalism

nGefühlsbetontheit f, → Rührseligkeit f

emotionalism

[ɪˈməʊʃnəlɪzm] n (pej) → sentimentalismo
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Anna's emotionalism infected Dolly, and when she embraced her sister-in-law for the last time, she whispered: "Remember, Anna, what you've done for me--I shall never forget.
As Buckle suggests in his "Influence of Women on the Progress of Knowledge", the scientific spirit of the investigator is both helped and supplemented by the latter's emotions and personality, and the divorce of all emotionalism and individual temperament from science is a fatal step towards sterility.
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Yet many, pandering to the emotionalism of the moment, persist in pursuing the myth that mankind is perfectible and that traditional civil and religious constraints be disregarded as passe.
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Difference between real hunger and hunger associated with emotionalism, doctors say, is that a typical trigger for emotional hunger is worry, stress or tension.
He said as there was more emotionalism involved from Pakistan nation they try put in an extra effort to achieve glory for the country.
Davies proceeds by defending the view against its various alternatives, from hypothetical emotionalism to formalism (Chapters 1 and 2); by discussing a number empirical questions surrounding musical expressiveness, perception, and understanding (Chapters 3, 4, 7, and 10); by arguing for compatible views in the ontology of music (Chapters 11 and 12); and by offering exemplary treatments of musical works (Chapters 9 and 13).
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