sentimental


sentimental
adj.
sentimental.
f. & m.
sentimental person, sentimentalist, soft-hearted person, softie.
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sentimental
adjetivo
1 sentimental
nombre masulino o femenino
1 sentimental person
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adj.
sentimental
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ADJ
1) (=emotivo) [persona, objeto] sentimental; [mirada] soulful

ponerse sentimental — to get sentimental

2) [asunto, vida] love antes de s

aventura sentimental — love affair

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adjetivo
a) (relativo a los sentimientos) sentimental
b) <persona/canción/novela> sentimental

ponerse sentimental — to get sentimental

c) <aventura/vida> love (before n)

tener problemas sentimentales — to have problems with one's love life

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= sentimental, feeling-centered, misty-eyed, emotive.
Ex. Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
Ex. This is not an action-centered, but a contemplative and feeling-centered novel.
Ex. We could rifle through history and find many a world leader who has had a misty-eyed public moment.
Ex. These messages were examined for 'friendly' features, such as politeness, specificity, constructiveness and helpfulness, and for 'unfriendly' features, like the use of cryptic codes or vocabulary, or language which users might find threatening, domineering, or emotive.
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* de novela sentimental = novelettish.
* novela sentimental = novelette.
* poco sentimental = unsentimental.
* suicidio sentimental = sentimental suicide.
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adjetivo
a) (relativo a los sentimientos) sentimental
b) <persona/canción/novela> sentimental

ponerse sentimental — to get sentimental

c) <aventura/vida> love (before n)

tener problemas sentimentales — to have problems with one's love life

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= sentimental, feeling-centered, misty-eyed, emotive.

Ex: Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.

Ex: This is not an action-centered, but a contemplative and feeling-centered novel.
Ex: We could rifle through history and find many a world leader who has had a misty-eyed public moment.
Ex: These messages were examined for 'friendly' features, such as politeness, specificity, constructiveness and helpfulness, and for 'unfriendly' features, like the use of cryptic codes or vocabulary, or language which users might find threatening, domineering, or emotive.
* de novela sentimental = novelettish.
* novela sentimental = novelette.
* poco sentimental = unsentimental.
* suicidio sentimental = sentimental suicide.

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sentimental1
adjective
1 (relativo a los sentimientos) sentimental
tenía un gran valor sentimental it had great sentimental value
2 ‹persona› sentimental; ‹canción/novela› sentimental
no te pongas sentimental que me vas a hacer llorar don't get all sentimental or you'll make me cry
3 ‹aventura/vida› love (before n)
tiene problemas sentimentales she's having problems with her love life
sentimental2
masculine and feminine
sentimentalist (frml), sentimental person
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sentimental adjetivo
a) (relativo a los sentimientos) sentimental

b)persona/canción/novelasentimental;

ponerse sentimental to get sentimental

c)aventura/vidalove (before n)

sentimental
I adjetivo sentimental: su vida sentimental es un desastre, her love life is a disaster
II mf sentimental person: es una sentimental, she's a sentimental woman
'sentimental' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
compañera
- compañero
- ligadura
- pareja
- parejo
- revés
- consultorio
- cursi
- romántico
- valor
- vida
English:
corny
- girlfriend
- love
- maudlin
- partnership
- sentimental
- sentimentally
- ballad
- involvement
- slush
- unsentimental
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sentimental
adj
1. [persona] sentimental;
se puso sentimental he got sentimental
2. [que expresa ternura] sentimental;
esa medalla tiene mucho valor sentimental that medal has great sentimental value
3. [amoroso]
aventura sentimental love affair;
compañero sentimental partner;
problemas sentimentales relationship problems;
relación sentimental relationship;
ruptura sentimental break-up
nmf
es un sentimental he's very sentimental
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sentimental
adj emotional;
ser sentimental be sentimental
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sentimental adj
1) : sentimental
2) : love, romantic
vida sentimental: love life
sentimental nmf
: sentimentalist
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sentimental adj sentimental

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