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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]

sentiment

(sĕn′tĭ-mĕnt) [L. sentio, to feel]
1. Feeling, sensibility; any emotional attitude toward objects or subjects.
2. Tenderness.
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Finally, those sentiments dictate the lines--grateful, sympathetic, paternal lines--which appear in this place.
In this composition we find it difficult to recognize the Willis who has written so many mere "verses of society." The lines are not only richly ideal, but full of energy, while they breathe an earnestness, an evident sincerity of sentiment, for which we look in vain throughout all the other works of this author.
The Poetic Sentiment, of course, may develop itself in various modes --in Painting, in Sculpture, in Architecture, in the Dance -- very especially in Music -- and very peculiarly, and with a wide field, in the com position of the Landscape Garden.
In the contemplation of Beauty we alone find it possible to attain that pleasurable elevation, or excitement of the soul, which we recognize as the Poetic Sentiment, and which is so easily distinguished from Truth, which is the satisfaction of the Reason, or from Passion, which is the excitement of the heart.
There are two of the lines in which a sentiment is conveyed that embodies the all in all of the divine passion of Love -- a sentiment which, perhaps, has found its echo in more, and in more passionate, human hearts than any other single sentiment ever embodied in words: --
Until now the occupations of public life had absorbed the energy of the Baron di Piombo; but after leaving those employments he felt the need of casting that energy into the last sentiment that remained to him.
"In all ordinary matters of sentiment I am simply a negation.
There is not, among the most religious and instructed men of the most religious and civil nations, a reliance on the moral sentiment and a sufficient belief in the unity of things, to persuade them that society can be maintained without artificial restraints, as well as the solar system; or that the private citizen might be reasonable and a good neighbor, without the hint of a jail or a confiscation.
The sentiments, however, reversed for the office sector where the stakeholders' outlook remains positive and both leasing and rents which are expected to be on an upward swing in the coming six months.
The FM was reacting to Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, who had said that Qureshi's statement about Prime Minister Imran Khan delivering a 'googly' is disrespectful towards Sikh sentiments.
The minister said dragging his comment towards Sikh sentiments is a deliberate attempt to misrepresent and mislead.
Muslims in Malaysia are reminded to be cautious and not to be easily swayed by racial and religious sentiments being played up by supporters of the former government.