Oversensitive vs Sentimental - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between oversensitive and sentimental

is that oversensitive is having excessive sensitivity; reacting to stimuli too readily; thin-skinned while sentimental is characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion.

oversensitive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having excessive sensitivity; reacting to stimuli too readily; thin-skinned.
  • 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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