What does sentiment mean?

Definitions for sentiment
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?"

Wiktionary

  1. sentimentnoun

    A general thought, feeling, or sense.

    Etymology: From sentiment, itself from sentimentum..

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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Numerology

  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. Sam Chi Yung:

    Investor sentiment in Hong Kong has recovered and the overall tone is positive. Investors are betting on more easing policies from China.

  2. Caroline Bain:

    I always make the point that there is a certain amount of zinc sitting out there that is unknown. It (the inflows) certainly could undermine what has been a sentiment-fuelled rally.

  3. Baird Equity Research:

    We think Harley's decision to protect EU demand is wise for the long-term health of the market, but we expect the near-term impact to weigh on estimates and sentiment until a clearer path to mitigation is outlined.

  4. Gu Yongtao:

    China's economy faces relatively big downward pressure, so investor sentiment remains weak.

  5. Jeffrey Halley:

    The (China) GDP print has weighed on short-term sentiment and we have seen regional stock markets and oil contracts edge lower because of that.

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