What does sentimental mean?

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

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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.

How to pronounce sentimental?

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How to say sentimental in sign language?

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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. Emeasoba George:

    True Love is sacrificial and not sentimental. -Emeasoba George

  2. Thomas H. Huxley:

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

  3. Maggie Rogers:

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

  4. Gamal Abdel Nasser:

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

  5. Otto von Bismark:

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

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