Definitions for sentimental
ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tlsen·ti·men·tal
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given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
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"
characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion
derived from emotion rather than reason
Sentimental is a song by Canadian singer Deborah Cox. It was written by Cox, Colin Wolfe, and Dallas Austin for her self-titled debut studio album (1995), while production was helmed by Austin. Released as the album's lead single by Arista Records, it became a top forty success in Canada and the United Kingdom, while peaking at number 27 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number four on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
Sentimental refers to experiencing or expressing strong emotions, particularly deep or tender feelings such as nostalgia, affection, or melancholy. It involves being deeply affected by sentimental thoughts, memories, or objects, and often involves an attachment to the past or sentimental value placed on certain things or experiences.
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.
The numerical value of sentimental in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of sentimental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
We're a sentimental people. We like a few kind words better than millions of dollars given in a humiliating way.
Regardless, heterosexual marriage is largely in trouble today because people see it as a selfish means of pleasing self, rather than a committed relationship in which the focus is on meeting the needs of the partner, that sense of selfishness and the redefinition of love as to something that is purely sentimental and emotional, has been destructive.
I feel like Robin's voice has been heard and I can finally grieve in the home we shared together, while it was painful to have truckloads of his belongings removed from our home, it's the few sentimental items I get to hold onto that mean everything to me. I thank God for this.
The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.
Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsiblity and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.
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- sentimentalCatalan, Valencian
- szentimentális, érzelgősHungarian
- romantic, sentimentalRomanian
- sentimental, känslosamSwedish
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