verb (used without object), sen·ti·men·tal·ized, sen·ti·men·tal·iz·ing.
verb (used with object), sen·ti·men·tal·ized, sen·ti·men·tal·iz·ing.
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To sentimentalize over a criminal—to "forgive" because of a glow of feeling—is to incur liability for production of criminals.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
And I don't want you to sentimentalize any of the things you see in New York.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
The temptation to sentimentalize in writing of the “beauties of nature” is very strong.The Fall of the Year|Dallas Lore Sharp
I have talked with no sensible person who proposes to sentimentalize over the law-breaker.Within Prison Walls|Thomas Mott Osborne
Yet employers tell labor managers they must not sentimentalize.Working With the Working Woman|Cornelia Stratton Parker