Emotionalism sentence examples

emotionalism
  • Thus it encouraged an unrestrained emotionalism, rank superstition, an unhealthy asceticism, and the employment of artificial means to induce the ecstatic state.

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  • He directs this spirit of revolt also against the sources of his own inspiration; he turns bitterly against Wagner, whose intimate friend and enthusiastic admirer he had been, and denounces him as the musician of decadent emotionalism; he rejects his "educator" Schopenhauer's pessimism, and transforms his will to live into a "Will to Power."

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  • In contrast to the great French actress she avoided all "make-up"; her art depended on intense naturalness rather than stage effect, sympathetic force and poignant intellectuality rather than the theatrical emotionalism of the French tradition.

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  • The faithful were encouraged to drown all tendency to thought in an ever-increasing flood of sensuous emotionalism.

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  • I cannot recall a greater outpouring of hysterical emotionalism since the Children's Crusade - and I was much younger then.

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  • As a slave, his religion was mere emotionalism, which served to break the monotony of the cruel scourge of slavery.

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  • SOME ADVICE ON STYLE Keep it Objective and avoid emotionalism Unless it is appropriate, avoid " I " as much as possible.

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  • and the evil effects of nervous degeneration find a more recent illustration in the mysticism of the Chasidim (Hdsidim, " saints "), a Jewish sect in eastern Europe which started from a movement in the 38th century against the exaggerated casuistry of contemporary rabbis, and combined much that was spiritual and beautiful with extreme emotionalism and degradation.

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