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Definition 1: effusively or insincerely emotional - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sentimental or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bathetic novel
  • maudlin expressions of sympathy
  • mushy effusiveness
  • a schmaltzy song
  • sentimental soap operas
  • slushy poetry

Synonyms for sentimental in the sense of this definition

(sentimental is similar to ...) of more than usual emotion

"his behavior was highly emotional"

Definition 2: given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(sentimental is similar to ...) given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

"a tender heart" "a tender smile" "tender loving care" "tender memories" "a tender mother"

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