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sen·ti·ment

(sen'ti-ment),
1. Feeling or emotion in relation to one idea.
2. A complex disposition or organization of a person with reference to a given object (a person, thing, or abstract idea) that makes the object what it is for him or her.
[L. sentio, to feel]
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sentiment

(sĕn′tĭ-mĕnt) [L. sentio, to feel]
1. Feeling, sensibility; any emotional attitude toward objects or subjects.
2. Tenderness.
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"The items stolen had great sentimental value to the family and the jewellery that was taken was quite distinctive."
A police spokesman said: "This ring holds a great deal of sentimental value, as the owner had recently become engaged and the ring belonged to the deceased mother of her fiance.
I've also got Star of the Week at school because of it, which makes me even more proud." Thieves stole TVs, a laptop and cash, along with a number of valuable and sentimental items from Mr Smith's home last October.
Lehman found sheet music for their favorite songs in a filing cabinet when he was just 10 years old, and incorporated his parents' favorite songs into "Sentimental Journey."
Police say the necklace which was taken has great sentimental value and are urging anyone with any information to contact PC Neale Kennedy or Community Officer PC Leigh Allen on 101 or anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quoting the reference number CF0148211118.
Summary: His solo music will be showing an emotional and sentimental side
WRAPPED Christmas presents and a coin collection of sentimental value were among the items stolen when a Middlesbrough home was ransacked.
Mikhail Zoshchenko and Boris Dralyuk (translator); SENTIMENTAL TALES; Columbia University Press (Fiction: Translations) 14.95 ISBN: 9780231183796
Accompanied in many cases by drawings of an old, wise-looking figure with a long beard and flowing hair, these obituaries chronicle the preliminary endpoint of Whitman's startling transformation from outcast and lustrous provocateur to the very embodiment of the sentimental. In a phrase echoed from Portland and Texas to Maine and Louisiana, newspapers attested the poet died "calmly and peacefully, like a child asleep" ("The Distinguished Dead," The Daily Picayune).
Faced with disaster, it seems we would opt to save irreplaceable objects of sentimental value rather top of the range laptops or sound systems.
AN OBE medal was among a number of sentimental items stolen during a spate of burglaries over the weekend.
The thief stole the sentimental jewellery as the victim slept in her home in Sacriston.