adjective. ['ˌsɛntəˈmɛntəl, ˌsɛnəˈmɛntəl, ˌsɛntəˈmɛnəl, ˌsɛnəˈmɛnəl'] given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality.
Words that Rhyme with Sentimental
Example sentences of the word sentimental
1. Verb, past participle
Items such as a wedding band and engagement ring have sentimental value.
This book makes a fine and sentimental gift, and can be read from each time you visit.
Quotes containing the word sentimental
1. Our hope in life beyond death is a hope made possible, not by some general sentimental belief in life after death, but by our participation in the life of Christ.
- Stanley Hauerwas
2. Part of me really wants to believe that hope is entirely available to all of us. We don't have to embrace it. It would be sentimental and silly to say that we all need it, but it is absolutely available to all of us.
- Colum McCann
3. I'm not sentimental--I'm as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,is that the sentimental person thinks things will last--the romanticperson has a desperate confidence that they won't.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
adjective. ['ˌsɛntəˈmɛntəl, ˌsɛnəˈmɛntəl, ˌsɛntəˈmɛnəl, ˌsɛnəˈmɛnəl'] effusively or insincerely emotional.