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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

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

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 try to open up my heart as much as I can and keep a real keen eye out that I don't get sentimental. I think we're all afraid to reveal our hearts. It's not at all in fashion.
Paul Simon

In time, foods such as hamburgers and ice cream became more than just meals. They became part of American history and culture, touchstones that are almost immediately nostalgic and sentimental no matter how old you are or what part of the country you are from.
Homaro Cantu

Some kind of clutter is difficult - letting go of things with sentimental value, sifting through papers - but some clutter I find very refreshing to clear. I drive my daughters nuts because I'm always wandering into their rooms to clear clutter.
Gretchen Rubin
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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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