Definition of sentimental value in English:

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sentimental value

noun

The value of something to someone because of personal or emotional associations rather than material worth.
Example sentences
  • He even contacted some of his victims to tell them which pawn shops were holding items of sentimental value.
  • Fritz Kreisler's arrangment of Mozart's Rondo in D Major, K. 382, is of sentimental value to Ms.
  • A woman mugged on her way home from work has appealed to the thieves to return items of sentimental value.
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