01. The public seems largely to agree with the [sentiment] expressed by the President during his recent press conference.
02. In case of a fire, I would first try to save things of [sentimental] value, such as family photos.
03. He is always very [sentimental] when he talks about his childhood.
04. We often talk [sentimentally] about our childhood as a time of fun and freedom from responsibility, when actually children have their own stresses and problems that we forget about.
05. The [sentimentality] of the movie kind of turned me off; it was too sweet and unrealistic.
06. This [sentimentalized] version of the events should not be mistaken for any kind of historical representation of the period.
07. Following the terrorist attacks in London, public [sentiment] generally supported the government's call for stricter security measures.
08. The extreme nationalist [sentiment] in the country has resulted in scattered attacks on members of minority groups.
09. Elizabeth Borton De Trevino once said that art should be Truth; and Truth unadorned, [unsentimentalized], is Beauty.
10. She kept the old photos for [sentimental] reasons even though she knew she would never see him again.
11. There is a growing [sentiment] in this country that large corporations have to be more responsible in the treatment of the workers in their overseas plants.
12. The recent attacks on the country by terrorists has increased patriotic [sentiments] considerably.
13. Because of their experiences in the Second World War, anti-Japanese [sentiment] is still strong with some people in both North and South Korea.
14. During the sixteenth century, expressions of religious [sentiment] achieved a passionate intensity in the sacred music of Spain.
15. Nationalist [sentiment] in Quebec has always been a part of the history of that province.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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