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.
Origin of sentimental
Synonyms for sentimental
Antonyms for sentimental
1, 4. dispassionate.
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Examples from the Web for anti-sentimental
Historical Examples of anti-sentimental
Yet he is modern, in the sense that he is intellectual and anti-sentimental, as compared with Albeniz.
Perhaps she had caught and unconsciously copied some of Wellgood's anti-sentimental attitude.Second String
tending to indulge the emotions excessively
making a direct appeal to the emotions, esp to romantic feelings
relating to or characterized by sentiment
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