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sentimental

adjective    /ˌsen·təˈmen·təl/
related to feelings rather than reason: When you ask which team will win, my sentimental favorite would have to be Philadelphia. Sentimental also means expressing or causing gentle emotions: He gets sentimental and starts crying when we talk about his mother.
(Definition of sentimental adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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