In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(feeling)sentir masculinesentimiento masculinean upsurge in nationalist sentiment — un renacimiento del sentir / del sentimiento nacionalista
- The oil on canvas of The Knitting Lesson evokes similar sentiments of simple joys, maternal protection, guidance and love.
- By ignoring or removing either sentiment (hate or love) is how so much design work becomes mediocre.
- Smith referred to these emotions as the moral sentiments.
- Freedom was an emotion, a sentiment, a madness - something which your generation will find hard to understand.
- He warned that they were seeking to ‘embody a sentiment of rage and frustration’.
- Our sentiments of love, hate, fear, anxiety, are each one of them the fertile source of whole series of illustrative dreams.
- Trust based on emotional sentiments is the most dangerous thing because one becomes blind to the intent of others.
- We all share the same sentiments of anger, disgust, and frustration.
- Those of us who have tried one or more fads diets may appreciate the murderous sentiments.
- Fear was again a sentiment that accompanied Jose and his friends.
- It's the result of a wider sentiment of fear in the community, brought about by our failure to satisfactorily tackle the misunderstandings and myths we have about each other.
1.2(view)opinión feminineparecer masculineto voice / express one's sentiments — expresar su (or mi etc.) opinión / parecer / sentir
- he echoed the sentiments of the majority — se hizo eco del sentir de la mayoría
- my sentiments exactly / entirely — estoy totalmente de acuerdo
- With due regards to the sentiment of a former Minister, his proposal and expectation from the Board are quite controversial and need a sensible and deep review of the issues raised by him.
- These sentiments were echoed from the floor and members spoke at length about his lifetime commitment to the party.
- These sentiments were echoed by various right-wing publications and columnists.
- Even such conservative antislavery sentiments all but vanished in East Tennessee after 1834.
- What Thoreau did not overlook was his neighbors' reluctance to put their antislavery sentiments into action.
- The weekend protests show that the antiwar sentiments are equally shared by people of all nationalities, races and religions.
- This sense of racial exclusion also began to take a toll on the patriotic sentiments of those who had been interned.
- Her sentiments were echoed by several other members of the public around Hampton Green, a busy but open grassland area.
- I agree with the sentiment regarding having a single armed female deputy on escort duty with a well-muscled male prisoner.
- City officials around the world echo the sentiment, according to Public Works Magazine.
- Belligerent patriotic sentiments are on display all over the world.
- While I agree with the sentiments about having a winning mentality, it seems, however, that it is the same sports that will benefit at the expense of others.
- A half-block down the street, two Rhode Island teenagers echoed the sentiments.
- Similar sentiments were echoed by other workers also.
- These are precisely the sentiments now being echoed throughout Democratic circles.
- Our idea echoes your sentiments in the editorial: Learn more, to prepare for the future.
- Are sentiments in favor of this regime, in favor of this president, easy to understand?
- But many are beginning to regard such sentiments as little more than well-meaning rhetoric.
- Youth elsewhere in the country also echo these sentiments.
- In every country, versions of the past provide the raw material for nationalist and patriotic sentiments.
2(sentimentality)sensiblería femininesentimentalismo masculine
- Their back-up teams might be more prone to nostalgia and sentiment, especially those who have honed their tallying skills over many the long count.
- It would have been all too easy for her to have played this book for sentiment and shocked social justice; her tone is blunt and unlaboured.
- If they grow jaded, grow bored, or simply prefer sentiment and nostalgia to active participation, the last avenue of escape is closed.
- They really react to the sentiment and the emotion.
- The visit to Ireland in mid-1963 was largely an occasion for sentiment, nostalgia and photo opportunities.
- It may be very American and dripping with sentiment but thanks to Quaid and a quality cast, The Rookie has a grace and sincerity that makes you willing to indulge its flaws.
- If the Old Firm make the break - if history and sentiment no longer inhibit them - he could be looking for a new line of work.
- I've just given my new stylus a go and listened to this, for the first time in a while - call it nostalgia or sentiment, but it's hard to pick out one bad cut on this.
- This is not to reduce Christmas to mood or sentiment.
- And the trend in some parts of the world is towards huge, high-tech, intensive feedlot dairy farming with no place for sentiment and nostalgia.
- There were tons of nostalgia, family sentiment, bonding, celebration, entertainment and even a message.
- The threat of violence nearly overwhelms any sentiment or tenderness.
- The Irish visit was largely an occasion for nostalgia, sentiment and photo opportunities.
- It would seem impossible to do this without drowning in sentiment, or exaggerating a delight in Beverly Hills excess.
- His annoyance is bitter anger bordering on rage; his sentiment is mawkish.
- ‘It wasn't sentiment or family loyalty that made him join, I don't think,’ she reflects.
- But it is not just nostalgic sentiment which is evoked by railway history in the area.
- This nostalgic sentiment is obvious in both the band's choice of covers and the composition of the band's own tunes.
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