Definitions for sentimentˈsɛn tə mənt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sen•ti•ment*ˈsɛn tə mənt(n.)
an attitude or feeling toward something; opinion.
refined or tender emotion, esp. as expressed in an artistic work.
a thought influenced by emotion.
the emotional content of something as distinguished from its verbal expression.
* Syn: See feeling.
Origin of sentiment:
1325–75; ME sentement < OF < ML sentīmentum
tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
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?"
A general thought, feeling, or sense.
Origin: From sentiment, itself from sentimentum..
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
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
a sentence, or passage, considered as the expression of a thought; a maxim; a saying; a toast
sensibility; feeling; tender susceptibility
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