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As much as I miss my friends and traveling in general, for example, I plan to take a cue from Reggie and am not going to take a sentimental journey this year.

We don’t just mean compassion matters in a moral or ethical or sentimental sense.

If a sentimental ornament breaks, Borchers suggests preserving the broken pieces in a frame or inside a glass ornament that can be hung on the tree.

As long as you have a close relationship to the griever and know their preferences well, a thoughtful, sentimental gift could bring the bittersweet joy they need right now.

It’s sentimental, like someone is trying to get ahold of you.

A good commercial Christmas song must avoid being too sentimental or too cutesy.

Northanger Abbey, after all, parodies the tropes and excesses of sentimental Gothic novels.

While Kalman tends to mine the past for material, she is as irreverent as she is sentimental.

The simultaneously upbeat and sentimental ode to friendship is equal parts funk, trance, pop, and R&B.

In another series, drafting a fantasy football team by the side of a fallen comrade could be sentimental, even borderline maudlin.

Frulein Fichtner is more in the bravura than in the sentimental line, and she has a certain breadth, grasp, and freshness.

There are sentimental children, as there are sentimental adults, who seem never happier than when the tears are ready to start.

She resented his sudden drop from his pedestal, for he looked sentimental and somewhat sheepish.

I see no infinite goodness here, but only the infinite foolishness of sentimental superstition.

These worthy men really made too much of his sentimental journey.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sentimental, such as: affectionate, corny, dreamy, idealistic, maudlin, and mushy.

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