Definition of 'sentimental'

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Example sentences containing 'sentimental'

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Only the old wallow in sentimental regret. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Mars helps you to be less sentimental and make smart changes. The Sun (2012)These books have an incredible amount of sentimental value. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It should not have been allowed to suffer so long for sentimental reasons. The Sun (2008)The film departs from sentimental views of how families come together in crisis. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Something you thought had only sentimental value could be worth a great deal. The Sun (2011)For sentimental reasons regarding the country of my birth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He claimed the film was sentimental and unscientific. The Sun (2008)This is not a time for sentimental attachment to an old party colleague. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The beauty of this series is that it avoids being overly sentimental but still packs a real emotional punch. The Sun (2012)But sadly the music of modern verses tends to make it far too sentimental and a bit sloppy in my opinion. Christianity Today (2000)This is not a sentimental book. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is something sentimental about that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We're moving to a bigger building down the road but the old place has sentimental value. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The style is simplistic, clichéd and overly sentimental. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A bit sentimental in places but worth a look. The Sun (2006)Her book is sweetly sentimental, and full of heart-rending scenes of separation and reunion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'sentimental'

British English: sentimental /ˌsɛntɪˈmɛntl/ ADJECTIVE
A sentimental person or thing feels or makes you feel emotions such as tenderness, affection, or sadness, sometimes in a way that is exaggerated or foolish.
...sentimental love songs.
  • American English: sentimental
  • Arabic: عَاطِفِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sentimental
  • Chinese: 多愁善感的
  • Croatian: sentimentalan
  • Czech: sentimentální
  • Danish: sentimental
  • Dutch: sentimenteel
  • European Spanish: sentimental
  • Finnish: sentimentaalinen
  • French: sentimental
  • German: sentimental
  • Greek: συναισθηματικός
  • Italian: sentimentale
  • Japanese: 感傷的な
  • Korean: 감정적인
  • Norwegian: sentimental
  • Polish: sentymentalny
  • European Portuguese: sentimental
  • Romanian: sentimental
  • Russian: сентиментальный
  • Latin American Spanish: sentimental
  • Swedish: sentimental
  • Thai: ซึ่งสะเทือนอารมณ์
  • Turkish: duygusal
  • Ukrainian: сентиментальний
  • Vietnamese: ủy mị


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