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sentiment - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'sentiment' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Sentiment [ a.]
- A thought prompted by passion or feeling; a state of mind in view of some subject; feeling toward or respecting some person or thing; disposition prompting to action or expression.
- Hence, generally, a decision of the mind formed by deliberation or reasoning; thought; opinion; notion; judgment; as, to express one's sentiments on a subject.
- A sentence, or passage, considered as the expression of a thought; a maxim; a saying; a toast.
- Sensibility; feeling; tender susceptibility.

Meaning of 'sentiment' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . sentiment [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
Example in sentence:
  • I am not of your persuasion;
  • my opinion differs from yours;
  • what are your thoughts on Haiti?