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sen·ti·ment

sentiment

 
 
pronunciation:
sen t mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a way of thinking or feeling about something.
The sentiment against him was very strong.
synonyms:
attitude, opinion
definition 2: feeling or emotion.
She talked about sentiments of love.
 
synonyms:
emotion
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The word sentiment contains the following parts:
sens, sent1 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.