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adjective sentimental pronunciation in British English /ˌsentɪˈment(ə)l/
  1. 1
    relating to emotions rather than reason

    I kept the clock purely for sentimental reasons.

    The stolen items were of great sentimental value to the family (=they were valuable to them for emotional reasons).

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