- sentimental value,
Origin of sentimental
Examples from the Web for sentimental
A good commercial Christmas song must avoid being too sentimental or too cutesy.
Northanger Abbey, after all, parodies the tropes and excesses of sentimental Gothic novels.
While Kalman tends to mine the past for material, she is as irreverent as she is sentimental.
The simultaneously upbeat and sentimental ode to friendship is equal parts funk, trance, pop, and R&B.The Swedish Queen of Soulful Pop: Mapei Won’t Wait for You to Listen|Caitlin Dickson|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In another series, drafting a fantasy football team by the side of a fallen comrade could be sentimental, even borderline maudlin.The MVPs of Sleaze Are Back: FXX's 'The League' Ups the Degenerate Ante|Emily Shire|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nangluhà siya pagkabatì sa sintimintal nga isturya, She got misty-eyed upon hearing the sentimental story.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
People are now more independent of each other, and service has become a pecuniary and not a sentimental question.Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character|Edward Bannerman Ramsay
We could see behind it the forces—economic, political, and sentimental—that are at work to divide France and Germany.Europe from a Motor Car|Russell Richardson
Thus the most sensuous of beauties can be full of sentimental suggestion.The Sense of Beauty|George Santayana
Had I been an infant Sterne, here was a grand chance for sentimental output!The Golden Age|Kenneth Grahame
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.