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Definitions for sentimental
ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tlsen·ti·men·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sentimentaladjective

    given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality

  2. bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushyadjective

    effusively or insincerely emotional

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

Wiktionary

  1. sentimentaladjective

    characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion

  2. sentimentaladjective

    derived from emotion rather than reason

  3. sentimentaladjective

    romantic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sentimentaladjective

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

  2. Sentimentaladjective

    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. Sentimentaladjective

    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.

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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

Examples of sentimental in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Camille Paglia:

    The trauma of the Sixties persuaded me that my generation's egalitarianism was a sentimental error. I now see the hierarchical as both beautiful and necessary. Efficiency liberates; egalitarianism tangles, delays, blocks, deadens.

  3. Thomas Groome:

    All of these things are traditions that many are sentimental about, but none of these symbols are essentials to the church.

  4. Maggie Rogers:

    Don't tell me to take my [ explicit ] top off in the middle of my sentimental speech.

  5. Jooney Woodward:

    It's just the way (Wendy) had gone through the effort of decorating the pen (with Union Jacks) where the cows were being kept, there's also a sign behind (her) ... and there's a picture of a gentleman with a cow, who is actually her husband who had died a few years ago. ... I just thought that was nice, something quite sentimental about that.

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