maudlin

[ mawd-lin ]SEE DEFINITION OF maudlin

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAUDLIN

The world has been degenerating into a maudlin state of sentiment for some years.

So was he above the maudlin sentiment of the "great lovers of noble histories."

"Ill-fated, indeed, an all accounts be true," returned Crispin in a maudlin voice.

"And are damned for a croaking, maudlin' craven," added Joseph.

He is probably an edifying spectacle by this time, a mush of maudlin penitence.

Lorimer had gone to bed, the night before, in a state of maudlin cheeriness.

But it bore a different aspect in the eyes of his maudlin brother.

There shall be permitted no maudlin sentiment of pity in this undertaking.

"So you—are a respectable girl," said the woman, in a maudlin voice.

What kind of middle-aged, maudlin moonshine is this, anyway?

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