Definition of maudlin adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    maudlin

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    adjective
    NAmE//ˈmɔdlən//
     
     
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  1. 1 talking in a silly, emotional way, often feeling sorry for yourself, especially when drunk synonym sentimental He gets very maudlin after a few drinks.
  2. 2(of a book, movie, or song) expressing or causing exaggerated emotions, especially in way that is not sincere synonym sentimental
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