Examples from the Web for sentimentally
He gratified all his fancies, but they were not ignoble ones; and he was not only sentimentally, but systematically, charitable.Lothair|Benjamin Disraeli
This morning she agreed to come to Montmartre at dusk, sentimentally, to have a drink of milk.My Neighbor Raymond (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XI)|Charles Paul de Kock
To the king this sacrifice seemed not only sentimentally weak, but politically unwise.
"She probably can't bear to part with these things, which remind her of her former life," I said, sentimentally.The Campfire Girls Go Motoring|Hildegard G. Frey
I hope youll pass it along to the noble children I long to call my grandchildren, some day, said Mrs. Alexander, sentimentally.Polly and Her Friends Abroad|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
British Dictionary definitions for sentimentally
Word Origin and History for sentimentally
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.