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1. The tendency to display emotion freely or to rely on or place too much value on emotion.
2. Undue display of emotion.
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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
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e•mo•tion•al•ism(ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nlˈɪz əm)
1. a tendency to indulge in excessive, often morbid, emotion.
2. conduct, policies, etc., that are based upon feelings rather than reason.
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an undue influence of feelings upon thought and behavior. — emotionalist, n. — emotionalistic, adj.See also: Attitudes
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|Noun||1.||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
temperament - excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
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n → Gefühlsbetontheit f, → Rührseligkeit f
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emotionalism[ɪˈməʊʃnəlɪz/əm] n (pej) → sentimentalismo
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