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SENTIMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sentiment mean? 

SENTIMENT (noun)
  The noun SENTIMENT has 2 senses:

1. tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
2. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

  Familiarity information: SENTIMENT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SENTIMENT (noun)


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Meaning:

Tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Hypernyms ("sentiment" is a kind of...):

feeling (the experiencing of affective and emotional states)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sentiment"):

sentimentality (extravagant or affected feeling or emotion)

razbliuto (the sentimental feeling you have about someone you once loved but no longer do)


Sense 2sentiment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

opinion; persuasion; sentiment; thought; view

Context examples:

my opinion differs from yours / what are your thoughts on Haiti?

Hypernyms ("sentiment" is a kind of...):

belief (any cognitive content held as true)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sentiment"):

idea (a personal view)

judgement; judgment; mind (an opinion formed by judging something)

eyes (opinion or judgment)

parti pris; preconceived idea; preconceived notion; preconceived opinion; preconception; prepossession (an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence)

pole (one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions)

political sympathies; politics (the opinion you hold with respect to political questions)


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