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Emotional AttachmentPlay
Use 'sentimental' for objects that remind you of happy memories but might not be valuable to others. SlideThis tattered teddy bear has sentimental value to her.
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Past NostalgiaPlay
'Sentimental' captures a longing for the past, often relating to personal history or tradition. SlideWatching old films is a sentimental activity for me.
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Sudden EmotionsPlay
'Sentimental' implies emotions can quickly surface, especially when recalling past experiences. SlideHe became sentimental when he visited his old school.