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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).
a sentimental song/book/film
I'm just a sentimental old man.
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a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something
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Definition of sentimental from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.