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sentiment

sen·ti·ment

sentiment

 
pronunciation:
sen t mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an attitude or point of view regarding something.
The sentiment against him was very strong.
synonyms:
attitude, opinion
definition 2: emotional feeling.
sentiments of sorrow
 
synonyms:
emotion, feeling
similar words:
affection
definition 3: an emotion characterized by tenderness.
synonyms:
soft-heartedness, tenderness
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The word sentiment contains the following parts:
sens, sent Latin root that means to feel, to perceive
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.