• WordNet 3.6
    • n sentimentalization the act of indulging in sentiment
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  • Helen Rowland
    “What a man calls his conscience is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.”
  • James Russell Lowell
    “Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.”
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    “It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    “It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.”
  • Graham Greene
    “Sentimentality--that's what we call the sentiment we don't share.”
  • Abraham Lincoln
    “He who molds the public sentiment... makes statues and decisions possible or impossible to make.”


In literature:

Yet the records of his early life show that in his character there was a strain of true sentiment and affection.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
He wrote partly in the weak and sentimental strain of the poets between 1822 and 1832.
"The Poetry Of Robert Browning" by Stopford A. Brooke
But upon this Northern foundation there was built up a highly complex fabric of romantic and artistic sentiment.
"Books and Habits from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn" by Lafcadio Hearn
Most of the Victorian patterns embodied naturalistic and sentimental representations of flowers.
"George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians" by T. Martin Wood
He had rid himself of the sentiment of fear and the faculty of reverence went with it.
"The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference" by Emile Joseph Dillon
In 1440, however, there was a turn in the tide of sentiment.
"Charles the Bold" by Ruth Putnam
Pulling his extempore remarks out of his hat, he delivered himself of them to such effect as to create quite an Otis sentiment in the meeting.
"William Lloyd Garrison" by Archibald H. Grimke
The sentiment of reverence, of worship, was lifting them to its true object.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
That policy is the Democratic policy, and that sentiment is the Democratic sentiment.
"Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865" by Abraham Lincoln
I was going to say 'sentiments.
"The Younger Set" by Robert W. Chambers

In poetry:

A straggling, tame procession, perhaps,
A butt for burgess scorn;
Its flags are ragged sentiments,
And its music's still unborn.
"May Day" by Bernard O Dowd
The other bowed, and left,
Crestfallen in sentiment, as one bereft
Of some fair object he had been moved to cherish,
By hands more deft.
"The Obliterate Tomb" by Thomas Hardy
The precepts that we held I kept;
Proudly my ways with you I went:
We lived our dreams while others slept,
And did not shrink from sentiment.
"The Sentimentalist" by James Elroy Flecker
But well she knew that poverty was hard,
And humble household cares not meant for her;
Nor cared she what the sentimental bard
Might warble or infer.
"A Romance In The Rough" by Arthur Patchett Martin
O, Cohen, hear our song of sentiment!
Withdraw thy sordid thoughts from cent. per cent.,
And, for, the sake of Empire, gentle Yid,
Lend us a million quid.
"If Cohen Would" by C J Dennis
But sooner or later you're certain to find
Your sentiments can't lie hid -
JANE thought it was time that she made up her mind
(And I think it was time she did).
"Emily, John, James, and I" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Consumer Sentiment Continues to Rise.
Most of us have sentimental attachments to things we grew up with.
Such sentiments are echoed among parents around the world.
The sentiments are noble, but the extras less than entertaining on this disc.
That statement was the sentiment as people from around Sevier County met at the Courthouse in downtown Sevierville on Monday May, 26th, Memorial Day, to honor our veterans.
From the Shins' latest album Port of Morrow, "It's Only Life" is one of James Mercer's more heart-on-sleeve tracks, and now it has a similarly sentimental video.
(FORTUNE Magazine) – What a sentimental guy Michael Carlow seemed to be, going to Pittsburgh to rescue a candy bar.
The Siena Research Institute released a study of real estate sentiment today.
Actors Nia Long and Evan Ross tackle anti-Islam sentiments in award-winning project.
What we sentimentalize in New York City is our lack of sentiment.
I understand the sentiment, but I would rather sit on a rare giant pumpkin.
The poll found that 64% of Republicans, 55% of Democrats and 49% of independents express negative sentiments toward blacks.
Lou Wilson, 78, sings traditional and sentimental songs passed down through her family while at her home in Speedwell, Tenn.
Europe xylene markets see improved sentiment.
LONDON (ICIS news)--Sentiment in the European xylenes market has been improving over the last week due to renewed buying interest, players said on Thursday.

In science:

A closely related model to ours is that of Mei et al. which performs joint topic and sentiment modeling of collections.
Modeling Online Reviews with Multi-grain Topic Models
Their Topic-Sentiment Model (TSM) is essentially equivalent to the PLSA aspect model with two additional topics.12 One of these topics has a prior towards positive sentiment words, another - towards negative sentiment words, where both priors are induced from sentiment labeled data.
Modeling Online Reviews with Multi-grain Topic Models
Very recently another approach for joint sentiment and topic modeling was proposed in .
Modeling Online Reviews with Multi-grain Topic Models
As an application they consider prediction of the overall document sentiment, though they do not consider multi-aspect ranking.
Modeling Online Reviews with Multi-grain Topic Models
Both of these joint sentiment-topic models are orthogonal to the multi-grain model proposed in our paper.
Modeling Online Reviews with Multi-grain Topic Models