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sen·ti·men·tal / ˌsen(t)əˈmen(t)l/ • adj. of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia: she felt a sentimental attachment to the place creep over her. ∎  (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. ∎  (of a person) excessively prone to feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia: I'm a sentimental old fool. PHRASES: sentimental value the value of something to someone because of personal or emotional associations rather than material worth.DERIVATIVES: sen·ti·men·tal·ly adv.

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