sentimental value

sentimental value

n
the value of an article in terms of its sentimental associations for a particular person
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sentimental value

nvalore m affettivo
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References in classic literature ?
I think sometimes that the psychological secret of the profound difference of that people consists in this, that they detest life, the irremediable life of the earth as it is, whereas we westerners cherish it with perhaps an equal exaggeration of its sentimental value. But this is a digression indeed.
They made off with cash, a Samsung television and jewellery with sentimental value, including rings and Pandora charms.
A police spokesman said: "This ring holds a great deal of sentimental value, as the owner had recently become engaged and the ring belonged to the deceased mother of her fiance.
PC Matthew Dalton said: "The jewellery taken was not high value in terms of monetary value, however, does hold significant sentimental value to the owner.
Among the items is an engraved gold locket so officers believe they are of great sentimental value to someone.
This trophy has such sentimental value. We just want it back."
CRUEL thieves broke into the home of an 86-year-old woman while she slept and stole items of tremendous sentimental value.
Police say the necklace which was taken has great sentimental value and are urging anyone with any information to contact PC Neale Kennedy or Community Officer PC Leigh Allen on 101 or anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quoting the reference number CF0148211118.
A bottle of whisky and a coin collection, both of sentimental value, were also taken.
The ring held great sentimental value to Michael and he is willing to do whatever he can to find it.
Ali claimed that the animal's actual valuation was a mere Rs120, 000 but said that he paid a premium on account of its sentimental value.