an attitude toward something; regard; opinion.
a mental feeling; emotion:
a sentiment of pity.
refined or tender emotion; manifestation of the higher or more refined feelings.
exhibition or manifestation of feeling or sensibility, or appeal to the tender emotions, in literature, art, or music.
a thought influenced by or proceeding from feeling or emotion.
the thought or feeling intended to be conveyed by words, acts, or gestures as distinguished from the words, acts, or gestures themselves.
susceptibility to tender, delicate, or romantic emotion: she has too much sentiment to be successful
(often pl) a thought, opinion, or attitude
exaggerated, overindulged, or mawkish feeling or emotion
an expression of response to deep feeling, esp in art or literature
a feeling, emotion, or awareness: a sentiment of pity
a mental attitude modified or determined by feeling: there is a strong revolutionary sentiment in his country
a feeling conveyed, or intended to be conveyed, in words
[sen-tuh-men-tl-iz-uh m] /ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm/ noun 1. sentimental tendency or character; predominance of sentiment over reason. 2. weak emotionalism; excessive indulgence in sentiment. 3. a display of sentimentality. sentimentalism /ˌsɛntɪˈmɛntəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. the state or quality of being sentimental 2. an act, statement, etc, that is sentimental
[sen-tuh-men-tl-ist] /ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tl ɪst/ noun 1. one given to sentiment or sentimentality.
[sen-tuh-men-tal-i-tee] /ˌsɛn tə mɛnˈtæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural sentimentalities. 1. the quality or state of being sentimental or excessively sentimental. 2. an instance of being sentimental. 3. a sentimental act, gesture, expression, etc. sentimentality /ˌsɛntɪmɛnˈtælɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the state, quality, or an instance of being sentimental 2. an act, statement, etc, that is […]
[sen-tuh-men-tl-ahyz] /ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tlˌaɪz/ verb (used without object), sentimentalized, sentimentalizing. 1. to indulge in sentiment. verb (used with object), sentimentalized, sentimentalizing. 2. to view (someone or something) sentimentally: He sentimentalized the relationship until all real meaning was lost. sentimentalize /ˌsɛntɪˈmɛntəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. to make sentimental or behave sentimentally