Definitions for sentimentˈsɛn tə mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sen•ti•ment*ˈsɛn tə mənt(n.)

  1. an attitude or feeling toward something; opinion.

  2. refined or tender emotion, esp. as expressed in an artistic work.

  3. a thought influenced by emotion.

  4. the emotional content of something as distinguished from its verbal expression.

* Syn: See feeling.

Origin of sentiment:

1325–75; ME sentement < OF < ML sentīmentum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sentiment(noun)

    tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion

  2. opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought(noun)

    a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

    "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"


  1. sentiment(Noun)

    A general thought, feeling, or sense.

  2. Origin: From sentiment, itself from sentimentum..

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sentiment(adj)

    a thought prompted by passion or feeling; a state of mind in view of some subject; feeling toward or respecting some person or thing; disposition prompting to action or expression

  2. Sentiment(adj)

    hence, generally, a decision of the mind formed by deliberation or reasoning; thought; opinion; notion; judgment; as, to express one's sentiments on a subject

  3. Sentiment(adj)

    a sentence, or passage, considered as the expression of a thought; a maxim; a saying; a toast

  4. Sentiment(adj)

    sensibility; feeling; tender susceptibility

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sentiment' in Nouns Frequency: #2851

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