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Definitions of sentiment

  1. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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
  4. Hence, generally, a decision of the mind formed by deliberation or reasoning; thought; opinion; notion; judgment; as, to express one's sentiments on a subject. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A sentence, or passage, considered as the expression of a thought; a maxim; a saying; a toast. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Sensibility; feeling; tender susceptibility. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. 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.
  8. Feeling or emotion in relation to one idea; the expression in conscious thought of a feeling, especially of any of the higher or nobler feelings or emotions. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  9. 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.
  10. Thought prompted by feeling; opinion; sensibility; a toast. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Lofty and refined feeling; sensibility. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. An opinion; expressive thought; toast. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. sen'ti-ment, n. a thought occasioned by feeling: opinion: judgment: sensibility: feeling: a thought expressed in words: a maxim: a toast: emotion: an exhibition of feeling, as in literature or art: (pl., phren.) the second division of the moral faculties.--adj. SENTIMEN'TAL, having or abounding in sentiments or reflections: having an excess of sentiment or feeling: affectedly tender.--v.t. SENTIMEN'TALISE, to talk sentiment.--ns SENTIMEN'TALISM, SENTIMENTAL'ITY, quality of being sentimental: affectation of fine feeling; SENTIMEN'TALIST, one who affects sentiment or fine feeling: one guided by mere sentiment: one who regards sentiment as more important than reason.--adv. SENTIMEN'TALLY. [Fr.,--Late L.,--L. sent[=i]re, to feel.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. A mental feeling, the sum of what one feels on some subject, a tendency or view based on or coloured with emotion, such feelings collectively as an influence, (the s. of pity, patriotism; animated by noble ss.; my s. towards him is one of respect; s. unchecked by reason is a bad guide; these are, often facet. them\'s, my ss., that is what I think about it); (Art) moving quality resulting from artists sympathetic insight into what is described or depicted; tendency to be swayed by feeling rather than by reason, emotional weakness, mawkish tenderness or the display of it, nursing of the emotions, whence sentimental a., sentimentally adv., sentimentality, sentimentalism, sentimentalist, nn., sentimentalize (2, 3) v.i. & t.; (sense intended to be conveyed by) the expression of some desire or view esp. as formulated for a toast &c. (the s. is good though the words are injudicious &c.; conclude one\'s speech with a s.; I call upon Mr Jones for a song or a s.). [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. [French , Latin] A thought prompted by passion or feeling; feeling toward or respecting some person or thing;-the decision of the mind formed by deliberation or reasoning; - opinion; idea; notion; judgment;-a thought or wish expressed in words; a toast;-also, the sense or meaning considered apart from the language or mode of expression;-sensibility; feeling; tender susceptibility. Cabinet Dictionary
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