sentimental value

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sentimental value

:importance to someone because of a connection with a happy time of life, a special person, etc.
  • The picture has sentimental value for me.

Word by Word Definitions

sentimental play
  1. : marked or governed by feeling, sensibility, or emotional idealism

  2. : resulting from feeling rather than reason or thought

  3. : having an excess of sentiment or sensibility

value play
  1. : the monetary worth of something : market price

  2. : a fair return or equivalent in goods, services, or money for something exchanged

  3. : relative worth, utility, or importance

  1. : to consider or rate highly : prize, esteem

  2. : to estimate or assign the monetary worth of : appraise

  3. : to rate or scale in usefulness, importance, or general worth : evaluate


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