Definitions for sentimentalˌsɛn təˈmɛn tl
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given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
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"
characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion
derived from emotion rather than reason
having, expressing, or containing a sentiment or sentiments; abounding with moral reflections; containing a moral reflection; didactic
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
addressed or pleasing to the emotions only, usually to the weaker and the unregulated emotions
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.
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The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.
We're a sentimental people. We like a few kind words better than millions of dollars given in a humiliating way.
Beware of sentimental alliances where the consciousness of good deeds is the only compensation for noble sacrifices.
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.
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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- sentimentalCatalan, Valencian
- szentimentális, érzelgősHungarian
- sentimental, romanticRomanian
- sentimental, känslosamSwedish
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