Synonyms for sentimental

Synonyms for (adjective) sentimental

Synonyms: bathetic, hokey, mushy, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, soppy, soupy, slushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, drippy

Definition: effusively or insincerely emotional

Usage: a bathetic novel; maudlin expressions of sympathy; mushy effusiveness; a schmaltzy song; sentimental soap operas; slushy poetry

Similar words: emotional

Definition: of more than usual emotion

Usage: his behavior was highly emotional


Synonyms: sentimental

Definition: given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality

Similar words: tender

Definition: given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

Usage: a tender heart; a tender smile; tender loving care; tender memories; a tender mother