What does sentiment mean?

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ˈsɛn tə məntsen·ti·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sentimentnoun

    tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion

  2. opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thoughtnoun

    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. sentimentnoun

    A general thought, feeling, or sense.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SENTIMENTnoun

    Etymology: sentiment, French.

    The consideration of the reason, why they are annexed to so many other ideas, serving to give us due sentiments of the wisdom and goodness of the sovereign Disposer of all things, may not be unsuitable to the main end of these enquiries. John Locke.

    Alike to council or th’ assembly came,
    With equal souls and sentiments the same. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sentimentadjective

    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. Sentimentadjective

    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. Sentimentadjective

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

  4. Sentimentadjective

    sensibility; feeling; tender susceptibility

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sentiment

    sen′ti-ment, n. a thought occasioned by feeling: opinion: judgment: sensibility: feeling: a thought expressed in words: a maxim: a toast: emotion: an exhibition of feeling, as in literature or art: (pl., phren.) the second division of the moral faculties.—adj. Sentimen′tal, having or abounding in sentiments or reflections: having an excess of sentiment or feeling: affectedly tender.—v.t. Sentimen′talise, to talk sentiment.—ns Sentimen′talism, Sentimental′ity, quality of being sentimental: affectation of fine feeling; Sentimen′talist, one who affects sentiment or fine feeling: one guided by mere sentiment: one who regards sentiment as more important than reason.—adv. Sentimen′tally. [Fr.,—Late L.,—L. sentīre, to feel.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sentiment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sentiment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sentiment in a Sentence

  1. Frances Cheung:

    That said, the outcome is likely to reinforce the somewhat risk-on sentiment today, looking ahead, we still see each monthly LPR re-set as providing an opportunity for a baby-step reduction.

  2. Andrew Polk:

    This is a big-bang move, it's meant to address some real issues and also prevailing market sentiment over the past two days.

  3. Mark Zandi:

    In most times, sentiment reflects the economy. It doesn't create it -- except at turning points, if people get pessimistic, we'll go into a recession. If people maintain optimism, then the economy will probably have a soft landing -- but it makes for a very unstable situation.

  4. Ofer Sela:

    We expect the Israeli market to slow down if the bear market persists. The general current sentiment in the Israeli market is that 'winter is coming'.

  5. Shudai Hasegawa:

    Economic sentiment has worsened overall, there are fewer people in the shopping street here from the start of the year compared to the previous year, and also after the tax hike.

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