- sentimental value,
Origin of sentimental
Examples from the Web for unsentimental
Howard is unsentimental when it comes to how he was treated at the end of his time at Manchester United.
It offers keen insights into Hitch's craft while painting an intimate and unsentimental picture of the man behind the camera.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Add his evocative, unsentimental new memoir, Elsewhere, to the list.Richard Russo Talks About New Memoir “Elsewhere” And His Mother’s Illness|Jane Ciabattari|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I like that second graf especially, because it is an entirely market-based, unsentimental case for government.An Article That Made Me Sad, and a Little Response to Readers|Michael Tomasky|June 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The unsentimental path is to focus on Asia, which is safer politically and historically, the bigger prize.Obama Won’t Pressure Israel If He Wins Second Term|Peter Beinart|April 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Both have the common-sense view of life; both are unsentimental.Literary Friends And Acquaintances|William Dean Howells
It is only in practical, unsentimental England that these things are at all possible.Summer Days in Shakespeare Land|Charles G. Harper
The unsentimental geologist will tell you it is actually an old lava flow from Mount Albert.The City of Auckland|John Barr
Their place to-day is occupied by efficient and unsentimental young men in fancy waistcoats.The Lighter Side of School Life|Ian Hay
Horace glanced at Fanny, who, however, seemed absorbed in reflections as unsentimental as could be.In the Year of Jubilee|George Gissing
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.