maudlin

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Affectionate or sentimental in an effusive, tearful, or foolish manner, especially because of drunkenness
Extravagantly or excessively sentimental; self-pitying

CS Lewis, A Grief Observed, 1961.

foolishly and tearfully affectionate
{n} a plant
{a} drunk, fuddled, stupid
{s} emotional; weepy; weakly sentimental (especially when drunk)
Drunk, or somewhat drunk; fuddled; given to drunkenness
effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressons of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
If you describe someone as maudlin, you mean that they are being sad and sentimental in a foolish way, perhaps because of drinking alcohol. Jimmy turned maudlin after three drinks. maudlin self-pity
disapproval If you describe a song, book, or film as maudlin, you are criticizing it for being very sentimental. the most maudlin song of all time. a hugely entertaining movie
An aromatic composite herb, the costmary; also, the South European Achillea Ageratum, a kind of yarrow
Tearful; easily moved to tears; exciting to tears; excessively sentimental; weak and silly
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