Sentimental meaning

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Having, showing, or caused by emotion, especially tender or affectionate feeling.

I have sentimental ties to the small town I grew up in.

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Influenced more by emotion than by reason; acting from feeling rather than from practical motives.
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Derived from emotion rather than reason; of or caused by sentiment.
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The definition of sentimental is a feeling of looking back fondly on memories, sometimes with a little bit of sadness or a wishing you could be back at that time.

An example of sentimental is an attachment to your childhood house.

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Having, showing, or caused by strong or extravagant tenderness or sadness, often in an idealized way.
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Having or showing tender, gentle, or delicate feelings, as in aesthetic expression.
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Having or showing such feelings in an excessive, superficial, or maudlin way; mawkish.
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Of or resulting from sentiment.

A sentimental reason.

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