sentiment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sentement, from Latin sentimentum.

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Noun[edit]

sentiment (countable and uncountable, plural sentiments)

  1. A general thought, feeling, or sense.
    • 1922, Ben Travers, chapter 5, in A Cuckoo in the Nest:
      The departure was not unduly prolonged. [] Within the door Mrs. Spoker hastily imparted to Mrs. Love a few final sentiments on the subject of Divine Intention in the disposition of buckets; farewells and last commiserations; a deep, guttural instigation to the horse; and the wheels of the waggonette crunched heavily away into obscurity.
  2. (uncountable) Feelings, especially tender feelings, as apart from reason or judgment.
  3. (uncountable) Gentle or tender feelings, sometimes of a weak or foolish kind.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sentimentum; sentir +‎ -ment.

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sentiment m (plural sentiments)

  1. emotion; feeling; sentiment

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sentement, from Latin sentimentum.

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sentiment m (plural sentiments)

  1. A sentiment, general thought, sense or feeling.
  2. An opinion.

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sentimentum.

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sentiment m (plural sentiments)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French sentiment, Latin sentimentum. Cf. also simțământ.

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sentiment n (plural sentimente)

  1. sentiment, thought, sense, feeling
    Synonyms: simțire, simțământ (dated)
  2. belief, opinion
    Synonyms: credință, opinie, convingere

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