Definition of sentimentally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sentimentally

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˌsentɪˈmentəli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsentɪˈmentəli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that is connected with your emotions, rather than reason She was sentimentally attached to her family home and didn't want to leave.
  2. 2(disapproving) in a way that produces emotions such as pity, romantic love or sadness, which may be too strong or not appropriate; in a way that shows that you feel these emotions too much The novel ends sentimentally with the lovers reunited in death.