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sentimental

Pronunciation: /ˌsentɪˈmentl/

Translation of sentimental in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (emotional) [person/movie/song] sentimental let's not get sentimental about it no nos pongamos sentimentales
    Example sentences
    • Venezuela was chosen as his final destination for sentimental reasons - it's his mother's birthplace and where he grew up.
    • ‘All I had was a pink rattle that I kept for sentimental reasons,’ she said.
    • I still have a deep sentimental attachment to the union.
    Example sentences
    • I'm usually not very sentimental about old things that I don't use anymore.
    • The film isn't sentimental about death, the propagation of species, or other biological occurrences.
    • There is nothing crass or sentimental about these tales.
    1.2 (concerning emotions) (usually before noun/generalmente delante del nombre) it had sentimental value tenía (un) valor sentimental a sentimental journey to the town where he was born un viaje nostálgico a su pueblo natal

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