The value of an object deriving from personal or emotional associations rather than material worth: she lost several pieces of jewellery which were of sentimental value
More 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.
Definition of sentimental value in:
- The US English dictionary