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Pronunciation: sen'ti-ment


  1. Feeling or emotion in relation to one idea.
  2. A complex disposition or organization of a person with reference to a given object (a person, thing, or abstract idea) that makes the object what it is for him or her.

[L. sentio, to feel]

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