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
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
- Sentinel gland
sentinel gland sen·ti·nel gland (sěn’tə-nəl) n. A single, enlarged lymph node in the omentum that may indicate an ulcer opposite to it in the greater or lesser curvature of the stomach.
- Sentinel pile
sentinel pile n. A thickening of the mucous membrane at the lower end of a fissure of the anus.