- sentimental value,
Origin of sentimental
Examples from the Web for anti-sentimental
Perhaps she had caught and unconsciously copied some of Wellgood's anti-sentimental attitude.Second String|Anthony Hope
Yet he is modern, in the sense that he is intellectual and anti-sentimental, as compared with Albeniz.
1749, "pertaining to or characterized by sentiment," from sentiment + -al (1). At first without pejorative connotations; meaning "having too much sentiment, apt to be swayed by prejudice" had emerged by 1793 (implied in sentimentalist). Related: Sentimentally.