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.
characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion
derived from emotion rather than reason; of or caused by sentiment
* 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.