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Synonyms for sentimental

Synonyms for sentimental

Synonyms for sentimental

given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality

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Accordingly I entered and whilst the rest of the party were devouring green tea and buttered toast, we feasted ourselves in a more refined and sentimental Manner by a confidential Conversation.
How could she face her parents, get back her box, and disconcert the whole scheme for the rehabilitation of her family on such sentimental grounds?
You open a book and try to read, but you find Shakespeare trite and commonplace, Dickens is dull and prosy, Thackeray a bore, and Carlyle too sentimental.
There is something about the country there, with its green fields and miniature rivers, that soothes the wounded spirit and forms a pleasant background for sentimental musings.
It was the fussy, sentimental, inconsiderate interest in one thrown into purely accidental and necessarily painful prominence - the vulgarization of an unspeakable tragedy - that my soul abhorred.
We are getting reconciled to halls and bedchambers with unhomelike stone floors and no carpets--floors that ring to the tread of one's heels with a sharpness that is death to sentimental musing.
It's disappointing to find that at heart you are sentimental.
And in order finally to touch the hearts of the Russians- and being like all Frenchmen unable to imagine anything sentimental without a reference to ma chere, ma tendre, ma pauvre mere* - he decided that he would place an inscription on all these establishments in large letters: "This establishment is dedicated to my dear mother.
Heaven knows what gaudy sentimental parade we made in our borrowed plumes, but if the travesty had kept itself to the written word it would have been all well enough.
Anne had draped that veil, in accordance with the sentimental compact of years before.
Trent was seldom sentimental, but from the first he had had an uneasy presentiment concerning this man who lay now within his power and so near to death.
If our journeyings," he remarked drily, "are to contain everywhere incidents such as these, they will become a sort of sentimental pilgrimage.
Or was it merely a case of blank, staring, sentimental, idiotic innocence?
Remember, I am enunciating biology and not sentimental ethics.
They, never seeing him at work, were convinced that no softer-hearted, more sentimental man had ever been born.