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Of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia,
  1. Of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia
    • - she felt a sentimental attachment to the place creep over her
  2. (of a work of literature, music, or art) Dealing with feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia in an exaggerated and self-indulgent way
    • - a sentimental ballad
  3. (of a person) Excessively prone to feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia
    • - I'm a sentimental old fool

  1. given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
  2. bathetic: effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
  3. (sentimentality) mawkishness: falsely emotional in a maudlin way
  4. (sentimentality) extravagant or affected feeling or emotion
  5. "Sentimental" is a Porcupine Tree song. It appears as the fourth track on the 2007 album Fear of a Blank Planet.
  6. Sentimental is a 2005 album by Tanita Tikaram. The album was released only on the French label Naïve Records. It features two collaborations with Nick Lowe. One of these songs, "Don't Let The Cold", was released as a non-commercial single.
  7. Sentimental was the first single from Deborah Cox. The song tells about a person who used to cheat, because she didn't take her love seriously. Now that her lover has left her, she wants him. She says she doesn't think, unless it's about him. ...
  8. "Sentimental" is a song by American Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G, from his sixth studio album Breathless which was released in 1992.
  9. Sentimentality is both a literary device used to induce a tender emotional response disproportionate to the situation at hand, and thus to substitute heightened and generally uncritical feeling for normal ethical and intellectual judgments, and a heightened reader response willing to invest ...
  10. (Sentimentality) Unmerited or contrived tender feeling; that quality in a story that elicits or seeks to elicit tears through an oversimplification or falsification of reality. ...
  11. (Sentimentality) A flaw in a story that occurs when the writer expects an overflow of emotion without sufficient motivation.
  12. (Sentimentality) A pejorative term used to describe the effort by an author to induce emotional responses in the reader that exceed what the situation warrants. ...
  13. (sentimentality) evoking a predictable emotional response with a clichéd prompt
  14. book of poems, Anvil Publishing, 2004