Sentimental vs Inspirational - What's the difference?

sentimental | inspirational |


As adjectives the difference between sentimental and inspirational

is that sentimental is characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion while inspirational is having the quality to inspire.

sentimental

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion
  • derived from emotion rather than reason; of or caused by sentiment
  • romantic
  • Derived terms

    * sentimentalism * sentimentality * sentimentally

    Quotations

    * 1885 : , *: Are you in sentimental mood? *: I'll sigh with you. * 1944 : , *: Gonna take a Sentimental Journey, *: Gonna set my heart at ease. *: Gonna make a Sentimental Journey, *: to renew old memories.

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    inspirational

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having the quality to inspire.
  • Derived terms

    * inspirationally