- a person who appeals to the emotions, especially unduly.
- a person easily affected by emotion.
- a person who bases conduct, or the theory of conduct, upon feelings rather than reason: a romantic emotionalist.
Origin of emotionalist
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Examples from the Web for emotionalist
He is a stoic and a fatalist by nature, but an emotionalist as well.The Great White Tribe in Filipinia
Paul T. Gilbert
But all history shows that the emotionalist cannot compete with the materialist upon his own ground.The Law of Civilization and Decay
Sir Christopher was not a reformer or a sociologist, nor even an emotionalist either.A Young Man's Year
But the business man is dependent upon the emotionalist and the sensualist, too, for the success of his designs.Command
The emotionalist, too, is no longer on safe ground in protesting his miracles of conversion.Painted Windows