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Sentiment

Sentiment

[sen-tuh-muhnt]
Sentiment can refer to:

  • Feelings and emotions
  • Sentimentality, the literary device which is used to induce an emotional response disproportionate to the situation, and thus to substitute heightened and generally unthinking feeling for normal ethical and intellectual judgment
  • Sentimental novel, an eighteenth century literary genre
  • Market sentiment, optimism or pessimism in financial and commodity markets
  • Sentiment analysis, automatic detection of opinions embodied in text

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