What does the word sentimental mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sentimentalism.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Sentimentalist.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Sentimentally.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Characterized by sentiment; emotional.

Usage examples for sentimental

  1. He perceived that he owed no formal response to the sentimental insincerities of Mrs. Vostrand's letter, and he decided to write to Durgin himself, and to put the case altogether in his hands. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  2. Let us pass to something that may be less vague, even if it be more sentimental. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  3. I never thought you would turn sentimental, Rob! – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey