English For Perfection-Word Of The Day “MAUDLIN”


maudlin ˈmɔːdlɪn/ adjective: maudlin self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental. “a bout of maudlin self-pity” synonyms: sentimental, over-sentimental, emotional, overemotional, tearful, lachrymose; informalweepy “a bout of maudlin self-pity” antonyms: austere, undemonstrative (of a book, film, or song) highly sentimental. “a maudlin jukebox tune” synonyms: mawkish, sentimental, over-sentimental, cloying, sickly, saccharine, sugary, syrupy, sickening, nauseating, banal, trite; twee; informalmushy, slushy, sloppy, schmaltzy, weepy, cutesy, lovey-dovey, gooey, drippy, sloshy, soupy, treacly, cheesy, corny, icky, sick-making, toe-curling; informalsoppy; informalcornball, sappy, hokey, three-hanky “a maudlin Irish ballad” antonyms: understated, dry, prosaic Origin late Middle English (as…

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