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    sentimental - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sentimental

    Definition
    (adj) given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality Definition
    (adj) effusively or insincerely emotional
    Example Sentence
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sentimental

SENTIMENTAL which means, going by your sentiments (emotions) is the opposite of PRAGMATICAL which refers to someone who treats things from a PRACTICAL point of view.

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