HyperDic: sentimental

English > 2 senses of the word sentimental:
ADJECTIVEallsentimentalgiven to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
allsentimental, bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sappy, soppy, soupy, slushyeffusively or insincerely emotional
sentimental > pronunciation
Soundsseh.nahmeh'nahl; seh.nahmeh'ntahl; seh.ntahmeh'nahl; seh.ntahmeh'ntahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > sentimental: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninggiven to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality.
Broadertendergiven to sympathy / sympathy / sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality
Spanishconmovedor, sentimental
Catalansentimental
Nounssentimenttender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
sentimentalityextravagant or affected feeling or emotion
English > sentimental: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningeffusively or insincerely emotional.
Example "sentimental soap operas"
Synonymsbathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sappy, soppy, soupy, slushy
BroaderemotionalOf more than usual emotion
Spanishlloraduelos, llorica, remilgado, sensiblero, sentimentaloide
Catalanllagrimós, sentimental
Nounssentimenttender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
sentimentalityfalsely emotional in a maudlin way
Adverbssentimentallyin a sentimental manner

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