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sentimental
British English: /sɛntɪˈmɛnt(ə)l/
American English: /ˌsɛn(t)əˈmɛn(t)l/

Translation of sentimental in French:

adjective

  • (also pejorative)
    of (purely) sentimental value
    de valeur (purement) sentimentale
    to be sentimental about
    faire du sentiment pour
    (children, animals)
    évoquer [quelque chose] avec émotion
    (childhood, past)
    we can't afford to be sentimental
    on ne peut (pas) se permettre de faire du sentiment
    it's too sentimental
    (book, film)
    c'est trop mélo
    (informal)

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