Definitions for sentimentalˌsɛn təˈmɛn tl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sentimental

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sentimental(adj)

    given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality

  2. bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy(adj)

    effusively or insincerely emotional

    "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"

Wiktionary

  1. sentimental(Adjective)

    characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion

  2. sentimental(Adjective)

    derived from emotion rather than reason

  3. sentimental(Adjective)

    romantic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sentimental(adj)

    having, expressing, or containing a sentiment or sentiments; abounding with moral reflections; containing a moral reflection; didactic

  2. Sentimental(adj)

    inclined to sentiment; having an excess of sentiment or sensibility; indulging the sensibilities for their own sake; artificially or affectedly tender; -- often in a reproachful sense

  3. Sentimental(adj)

    addressed or pleasing to the emotions only, usually to the weaker and the unregulated emotions

Freebase

  1. Sentimental

    Sentimental is a 2005 album by Tanita Tikaram. The album was released only on the French label Naïve Records. It features two collaborations with Nick Lowe singing on "Don't Let The Cold" and "Don't Shake Me Up". One of these songs, "Don't Let The Cold", was released as a non-commercial single.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sentimental in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sentimental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas H. Huxley:

    The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.

  2. Gamal Abdel Nasser:

    We're a sentimental people. We like a few kind words better than millions of dollars given in a humiliating way.

  3. Otto von Bismark:

    Beware of sentimental alliances where the consciousness of good deeds is the only compensation for noble sacrifices.

  4. Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness:

    The conquest of the earth... is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much. What redeems it is the idea only... not a sentimental pretence but an idea.

  5. Khloe Kardashian:

    I like looking back and holding on to that stuff, i definitely miss it, and there's times I'll get so sentimental and so sad, but this had to happen for some reason.

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