SENTIMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SENTIMENT
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 n.  thought prompted by passion or feeling; feeling toward or respecting some person or thing; disposition prompting to action or expression
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  An admirable sentiment, but do lower your voice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  There was in Lily a vein of sentiment, perhaps transmitted from this source, which gave an idealizing touch to her most prosaic purposes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
3  She fled from the steam-roller of his sentiment.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
4  Starbuck was no crusader after perils; in him courage was not a sentiment; but a thing simply useful to him, and always at hand upon all mortally practical occasions.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
5  For nowadays, the whale-fishery furnishes an asylum for many romantic, melancholy, and absent-minded young men, disgusted with the carking cares of earth, and seeking sentiment in tar and blubber.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
6  He contributed regularly to the Protestant churches, 'for sentiment's sake,' as he said with a flourish of the hand.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
7  She had spent too much of her life taking care of animals to have much sentiment about them.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
8  Kindness of heart,' he went on, staring at the ceiling, 'sentiment, are not understood in a place like this.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
9  Those negroes who are attempting to make the lynching of individuals of their race a means for arousing the worst passions of their kind are playing with a dangerous sentiment.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In II
10  Public sentiment has had a slight "reaction" though not sufficient to stop the crusade of lawlessness and lynching.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VI
11  The strong arm of the law must be brought to bear upon lynchers in severe punishment, but this cannot and will not be done unless a healthy public sentiment demands and sustains such action.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VI
12  In the creation of this healthier public sentiment, the Afro-American can do for himself what no one else can do for him.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
13  They will be aided in so doing by the same partisan public sentiment which passed the law.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
14  The sentiment which she entertained for Robert in no way resembled that which she felt for her husband, or had ever felt, or ever expected to feel.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVI
15  At the end of what might be called each verse he made a pause, by raising a note louder and longer than common, that was peculiarly suited to the sentiment just expressed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
17  We are likely to develop virtue-derailing sentiments, first becoming indifferent to harming others, then morally numb, then eventually evil beings.
18  After volunteers helped canvass the sentiments of his constituents, the congressman was confident that he represented the majority opinion of his district.
19  "I'm completely surprised," said Gartner analyst Brian Blau, summing up the sentiments of many investors who've watched Facebook's stock price stagnate over the past year.
20  The site's constant stream of experiences, opinions and sentiments has spawned a vast commercial ecosystem, serving up putative insights to product developers, Hollywood studios, major retailers and other investors.
21  The quiet tone of pathos that ran through the novel never degenerated into the maudlin or the overly sentimental.
22  I went back to the Philippines with MacArthur on his final journey there in 1961, what he called his sentimental journey.
23  I'm trying not to be sentimental about the past.
24  The ring wasn't worth very much but it had great sentimental value.
25  He was the first artist to depict the Highland landscape without sentimentality.
26  The director discovered a rich vein of sentimentality.
27  Irritatingly cheerful, always looking on the bright side, Pollyanna speaks nothing but treacly sentimentalities.
28  Black color is sentimentally bad but, every black board makes the students life bright.
29  During the holidays especially, we tend to over sentimentalize family relationships, getting frustrated when it isn't necessarily so.
30  He seems either to fear women or to sentimentalize them.