Pronunciation: (i-mō'shu-nl-ist), [key]
1. a person who appeals to the emotions, esp. unduly.
2. a person easily affected by emotion.
3. a person who bases conduct, or the theory of conduct, upon feelings rather than reason: a romantic emotionalist.
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