Definitions

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  • adv. In a sentimental manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a sentimental manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a sentimental manner; as regards sentiment; toward or in reference to sentiment: as, to be sentimentally inclined; to speak sentimentally.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a sentimental manner

Etymologies

sentimental +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Most famously of course, she took on the most powerful union in British history, both politically and sentimentally, which is the miners 'union.

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  • a greater; for it is a dreadful thing to find a drunken man bent upon converting oneself; nor sentimentally, which is greatest of all.

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  • This is similar to the classic Zen understanding that it is potentially problematic to be sentimentally attached to the charismatic fruits and fauna—the pretty flowers and animals—at the cost of ignoring the most repellent forms of natural phenomena.

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  • DreamWorks and HBO have set themselves a far more difficult task in dealing with the war against Japan, to which Americans, vengeful-minded at the time, were most committed (sentimentally if not in terms of manpower); in which the American casualty rate was three and a half times that in Europe; and which was conducted and concluded in a manner that has provoked enduring ambivalence.

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  • I don't recommend the shark activity for anyone who is on heart medication, sentimentally attached to their limbs or worried about getting their hair messed up.

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  • His role was particularly ironic, almost shocking since he had been as responsible as anyone for killing any hope of making Zero an objective in the Reagan administration as Reagan occasionally, fitfully, probably sentimentally sought to do.

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  • THAT's the bug they've got to be plugging, instead of sentimentally holding now to the book that was hot and fresh 5 years ago.

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  • I remain sentimentally attached to the idea of VW as an enthusiast brand, the brand of the Corrado VR6 and Golf R32.

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  • Then darkness settled over the grave sentimentally like a kitten on the neck of a man

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  • So is faith programming a sentimentally protected anachronism, or as important to quality broadcasting as, say, arts shows and international news other minority interests that have required sheltered enclaves during TV's escalating wars for budgets and audiences?

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