Re: Are you a sentimental person？
Originally Posted by Dave Robertson
It's fine to be sentimental, though we tend to view the past as being better than it actually was.
And it's not good to live in the past.
Sentimental doesn't necessarily mean having to do with the past.
Definition of SENTIMENTAL
1 a : marked or governed by feeling, sensibility, or emotional idealism
b : resulting from feeling rather than reason or thought <a sentimental attachment> <a sentimental favorite>
2 : having an excess of sentiment or sensibility
Definition of SENTIMENT
1 a : an attitude, thought, or judgment prompted by feeling : predilection
b : a specific view or notion : opinion
2 a : emotion
b : refined feeling : delicate sensibility especially as expressed in a work of art
c : emotional idealism
d : a romantic or nostalgic feeling verging on sentimentality
a : an idea colored by emotion
b : the emotional significance of a passage or expression as distinguished from its verbal context
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