sentimental: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sen"tu-men'tl), [key]
— adj.
  1. expressive of or appealing to sentiment, esp. the tender emotions and feelings, as love, pity, or nostalgia: a sentimental song.
  2. pertaining to or dependent on sentiment: We kept the old photograph for purely sentimental reasons.
  3. weakly emotional; mawkishly susceptible or tender: the sentimental Victorians.
  4. characterized by or showing sentiment or refined feeling.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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