Definitions of sentiment

  1. tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. An opinion or state of mind based on feeling rather than reason; refinement of feeling; quickness to feel; capacity for emotion; an emotional attitude toward some particular matter. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. A thought occasioned by feeling: opinion: judgment: sensibility: feeling: a thought expressed in words: a maxim: a toast. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Thought prompted by feeling; opinion; sensibility; a toast. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Lofty and refined feeling; sensibility. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. An opinion; expressive thought; toast. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Thought prompted by feeling; sensibility; feeling; prevailing or pervading feeling; the sense contained in words; a toast conveying some wish, &c.; a toast; opinion; notion; judgment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Opinion; the decision of the mind expressed in words; thought, or direction of thought; a sentence or passage, as the expression of a thought; a particular disposition of mind; tender susceptibility; an opinion expressed in striking words; feeling; emotion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. A thought prompted by passion or feeling; a state of mind in view of some subject; feeling toward or respecting some person or thing; disposition prompting to action or expression. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A sentence, or passage, considered as the expression of a thought; a maxim; a saying; a toast. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Sensibility; feeling; tender susceptibility. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for sentiment

  1. It was this sentiment which inspired her with a thought, which, in its results, was destined to have a decisive influence on her future. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  2. Cavour had the old sentiment that it was well for a man to be buried where his fathers were buried, and to die in their faith. – Cavour by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco