Pronunciation: (sen"tu-men'tl-īz"), [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing.
to indulge in sentiment.
to view (someone or something) sentimentally: He sentimentalized the relationship until all real meaning was lost. Also, esp. Brit.,sen"ti•men'tal•ise".
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