Synonyms of sentimental in English:

sentimental


See definition of sentimental

adjective

1‘she felt a sentimental attachment to the place creep over her’

SYNONYMS

nostalgic, tender, emotional, dewy-eyed, misty-eyed, affectionate, loving

ANTONYMS

dispassionate, practical

2‘the film is unfocused and sentimental’

SYNONYMS

mawkish, over-sentimental, overemotional, cloying, sickly, saccharine, sugary, sugar-coated, syrupy

romantic, hearts-and-flowers, touching, pathetic

British twee

informal slushy, sloppy, mushy, weepy, tear-jerking, schmaltzy, cutesy, lovey-dovey, gooey, drippy, sloshy, soupy, treacly, cheesy, corny, icky, sick-making, toe-curling

British informal soppy

North American informal cornball, sappy, hokey, three-hanky

trademark Mills-and-Boon

ANTONYMS

gritty, unsentimental, realistic, hard-headed

3‘Hannah had always been sentimental about animals’

SYNONYMS

soft-hearted, tender-hearted, soft, soft-centred

informal soppy