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English definition of “sentimental”

sentimental

adjective
 
 
/ˌsentɪˈmentəl/
FEELING showing kind feelings such as sympathy, love, etc, especially in a silly way: a sentimental song The British are very sentimental about animals.Feelings - general words
VALUE related to feelings and memories and not related to how much money something costs: It wasn't an expensive ring but it had great sentimental value.Feelings - general words
sentimentality
 
 
/ˌsentɪmenˈtæləti/ noun [U]
(Definition of sentimental from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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