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noun sentiment pronunciation in British English /ˈsentɪmənt/
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pluralsentiments

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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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