- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||foolishly sentimental or tearful.
The bartender had grown tired of hearing the man's maudlin stories.I find myself getting maudlin when I talk about my childhood.Some of these old movies seem maudlin to contemporary audiences.
- mawkish, mushy, sappy, sentimental
- similar words:
||melodramatic, sentimental, tearful