expressive of or appealing to sentiment, especially the tender emotions and feelings, as love, pity, or nostalgia:
a sentimental song.
pertaining to or dependent on sentiment:
We kept the old photograph for purely sentimental reasons.
weakly emotional; mawkishly susceptible or tender:
the sentimental Victorians.
characterized by or showing sentiment or refined feeling.
tending to indulge the emotions excessively
making a direct appeal to the emotions, esp to romantic feelings
relating to or characterized by sentiment
- Sentimental value
noun 1. the value of an article in terms of its sentimental associations for a particular person
noun 1. an attitude toward something; regard; opinion. 2. a mental feeling; emotion: a sentiment of pity. 3. refined or tender emotion; manifestation of the higher or more refined feelings. 4. exhibition or manifestation of feeling or sensibility, or appeal to the tender emotions, in literature, art, or music. 5. a thought influenced by or […]
noun 1. a person or thing that watches or stands as if watching. 2. a soldier stationed as a guard to challenge all comers and prevent a surprise attack: to stand sentinel. 3. Digital Technology. tag1 (def 9a). verb (used with object), sentineled, sentineling or (especially British) sentinelled, sentinelling. 4. to watch over or guard […]
- Sentinel animal
noun 1. an animal that is placed in a given environment and then monitored to find out if an infectious disease or other harmful agent is present in that environment