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Synonyms for sentimental
ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sentimental(adj)

    given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality

    Synonyms:
    slushy, hokey, schmaltzy, drippy, soppy, mushy, soupy, bathetic, schmalzy, maudlin, kitschy, mawkish

    Antonyms:
    unemotional, tough

  2. bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy(adj)

    effusively or insincerely emotional

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

    Synonyms:
    drippy, schmaltzy, sodden, soppy, maudlin, hokey, mushy, stilted, soupy, artificial, mawkish, kitschy, slushy, contrived, drizzly, bathetic, schmalzy

    Antonyms:
    tough, unemotional

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sentimental

    Synonyms:
    didactic, moral, instructive, romantic

    Antonyms:
    undidactic, unsentimental, matter-of-fact, unpoetical, prosaic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sentimental(a.)

    Synonyms:
    tender, impressible, romantic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sentimental(a)

    Synonyms:
    romantic, impressible, emotional, lackadaisical

    Antonyms:
    unsentimental, matter-of-fact, pragmatical

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    romantic, emotional, sloppy, corny

How to pronounce sentimental?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4904moral
#5027emotional
#5059romantic
#5919artificial
#22327sloppy
#24701sentimental
#32975instructive
#37301contrived
#39846didactic
#46345corny
#55867mushy
#66259hokey
#88481maudlin
#92354stilted
#102515soupy
#108633kitschy
#109460sodden
#123144slushy
#132332drizzly
#137192drippy
#177949soppy
#203989mawkish
#230687schmaltzy

How to use sentimental in a sentence?

  1. Nathaniel Moore:

    It's the gown that has been sitting in their closet collecting dust but is too sentimental to do anything with, now this is an honorable donation. So they can feel good about where it's going.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    True Love is sacrificial and not sentimental. -Emeasoba George

  3. David Prinstein:

    The people buried here escaped fascism during the war. Theyre the founders of the community who bought these lands to make it a cemetery, it has historical and sentimental value.

  4. Brigid Antonia Brophy:

    Whenever people say 'we mustn't be sentimental,' you can take it they are about to do something cruel. And if they add, 'we must be realistic,' they mean they are going to make money out of it.

  5. Helen Merrell Lynd:

    Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsiblity and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.


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