unsentimental


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unsentimental

(ˌʌnsɛntɪˈmɛntəl)
adj
not tending to indulge the emotions excessively: a frank and unsentimental account.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsentimental - facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determinationunsentimental - facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination
tough - not given to gentleness or sentimentality; "a tough character"
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unsentimental

[ˈʌnsentɪˈmentəl] ADJnada sentimental

unsentimental

adjunsentimental; to be unsentimental about somethingvon etw ungerührt sein
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I was a champion, it was true, but not the champion of the frivolous black arts, I was the champion of hard unsentimental common-sense and reason.
No, my Antonio," she breathed internally, "hover around me, shield me from impending dangers, delight me with your presence, and enchant me with your eye; but claim me in the guise of a gentleman and a hero, that no envious tongue may probe the secrets of our love, nor any profane scoffer ridicule those sensitive pleasures that he is too unsentimental to enjoy.
But all problems connected with infatuated swains vanished from her mind when she entered the homely, unsentimental atmosphere of the Green Gables kitchen where an eight-year-old boy was crying grievously on the sofa.
But memory turned traitor, and as if possessed by the perverse spirit of the girl, would only recall Jo's oddities, faults, and freaks, would only show her in the most unsentimental aspects--beating mats with her head tied up in a bandana, barricading herself with the sofa pillow, or throwing cold water over his passion a la Gummidge--and an irresistable laugh spoiled the pensive picture he was endeavoring to paint.
Then he sat torpid, and pleased, and bewildered; his misfortunes were then half forgotten; his mind considering, not without regret, this unsentimental return to his old love.
Their hungry eyes and their lank forms continually suggested one glaring, unsentimental fact--they wanted what they term in California "a square meal.
Emma watched the entree of her own particular little friend; and if she could not exult in her dignity and grace, she could not only love the blooming sweetness and the artless manner, but could most heartily rejoice in that light, cheerful, unsentimental disposition which allowed her so many alleviations of pleasure, in the midst of the pangs of disappointed affection.
Moreover, she had a tradition of unsentimental and unscrupulous action that vitiated her international outlook profoundly.
Over half a century later, Lubis's condemnations and observations are just as relevant and insightful in this unsentimental and honest story of a nation.
I did not expect it to be fascinating, edifying, unsentimental, and a master class in how to have a great marriage.
The inaugural fest's jury commends the Cinemalaya best picture winner, thus: 'Roy's camera is unrelenting in its portrayal of harrowing events, but maintains an unsentimental respect for the lives of its characters.
As the father of an autistic son - and no slouch when it comes to gaming - Stuart writes from heartfelt personal experience - and you can not fail to be won over by this unsentimental but warm, humorous and touching story about fatherhood and family.