Sentimental vs Remembrance - What's the difference?

sentimental | remembrance |


As an adjective sentimental

is characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion.

As a noun remembrance is

the act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.

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.

    Anagrams

    * ----

    remembrance

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Alternative forms

    * remembraunce

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.
  • * Lest fierce remembrance wake my sudden rage. .
  • * Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail. .
  • The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.
  • * This, ever grateful, in remembrance bear. .
  • Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.
  • That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.
  • * And on his breast a bloody cross he bore, The dear remembrance of his dying Lord. .
  • * Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake.
  • (obsolete) Something to be remembered; counsel; admonition; instruction.
  • Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.
  • * Thee I have heard relating what was done Ere my remembrance . .
  • Synonyms

    * recollection; reminiscence. See memory.