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noun British English pronunciation: sentiment /ˈsentɪmənt/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] formal a belief or an attitude towards something

    His party had encouraged nationalist sentiment.

    I had considerable sympathy with the sentiments expressed in his letter.

    popular sentiment (=beliefs or attitudes that most people have):

    The proposals take no account of popular sentiment.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] feelings of sympathy, sadness, or love that may seem silly or too much

    I never throw anything away, partly out of sentiment.

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