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Definition of Sentimental

Sentimental

  1. Having, expressing, or containing a sentiment or sentiments; abounding with moral reflections; containing a moral reflection; didactic.
  2. 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. Addressed or pleasing to the emotions only, usually to the weaker and the unregulated emotions.

Sentimental Quotations

To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of life and this is a softness that ends in bitterness.
Flannery O'Connor

I'm a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
Jean Cocteau

My books are all fantastically sentimental.
Chuck Palahniuk

The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental.
Thomas Huxley
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Sentimental Translations

sentimental in Dutch is sentimenteel
sentimental in French is sentimental
sentimental in Spanish is sentimental

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