sentimentally

All Adverb
313 examples (0.04 sec)
  • A man cannot court a girl and learn to love her sentimentally unless he can speak to her. Cited from Primitive Love and Love-Stories, by Henry Theophilus Finck
  • It was only to be thought about sentimentally, and it was easy for her to so think. Cited from Big Timber, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • I only play that when -- well, when I am sentimentally inclined, you know. Cited from Miss Dexie, by Stanford Eveleth
  • He even sentimentally recalled a song he once wrote for her sympathetic voice. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • But she was not a little lady to be thought of sentimentally. Cited from Judith of Blue Lake Ranch, by Jackson Gregory
  • It is an effort, you see -- and so would it be for me to think of you sentimentally. Cited from The Younger Set, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Joanna looked almost sentimentally at the couple ahead -- then she suddenly made up her mind. Cited from Joanna Godden, by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  • He cannot very well help being sentimentally inter- ested in what he knows has happened. Cited from Zuleika Dobson, by Max Beerbohm
  • Its subject is of a mature couple looking back sentimentally on their childhood together in primary school.
  • Come, I do talk sentimentally, but my heart is in it. Cited from Diana of the Crossways by Meredith, v2
  • The first group is, of course, the most important, both practically and sentimentally. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Mar 1915, V. 1, No. 1
  • We talk sentimentally of our traditions, but we test them by their utility. Cited from Riviera Towns, by Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • He seemed rather grave, and yet not at all sentimentally sad. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature & Science, Vol. 15, No. 87
  • But war in the hands of masters is never carried on sentimentally: the test of ability is success. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII, by John Lord
  • He had taken either a high and chivalrous ground or a sentimentally weak one. Cited from The Tyranny of Weakness, by Charles Neville Buck
  • She looks sentimentally happy, and he seems pleased with himself. Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • She would have found it difficult to say why, for Hiram had never spoken sentimentally to her. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. II, Jul, 1862. Number I, by Various
  • A very little more, and she might have forgotten her rule, which was never to be sentimentally interested in a patient. Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • "Why, does it mean so much to you, little one?" responded Ben sentimentally. Cited from In Apple-Blossom Time, by Clara Louise Burnham
  • The little miss walked home with it in her hand, looking at it as sentimentally as if it had been a forget-me-not. Cited from Six to Sixteen, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • Next »

Meaning of sentimentally

  • adverb In a sentimental manner
    `I miss the good old days,' she added sentimentally