English to Afrikaans Meaning :: maudlin

Maudlin :
- dronkverdriet

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Adjective(1) effusively or insincerely emotional

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(1) I really don't understand the maudlin sentimentality that accompanies any discussion of these events.(2) I spent the day under a cloud of self-pity and maudlin nostalgia.(3) Some say that they were obvious or maudlin or too sentimental.(4) It could have been maudlin and self-pitying, and none of that was there.(5) I think we should be as maudlin as we like and embrace our sentimentalism.(6) It's an interesting dynamic which I'd like to explore further when Alex isn't so emotional and even maudlin .(7) Certainly, some church observances are thick with sentiment that borders on maudlin .(8) He is by turns violent, sentimental, maudlin , self-pitying, and sadistic, and has a fine line in rhetoric.(9) You can get as maudlin , dramatic and sentimental as you wish, without anyone telling you to snap out of it, cheer up, or cool out.(10) Her poems, a mixture of maudlin sentiment, misspellings and malevolence, are staples of the sites she visits.(11) The emotion is real and affecting, but never maudlin or self-indulgent.(12) She didn't say anything after my sudden outburst and I assumed I had somehow made her uncomfortable with my maudlin sentiments.(13) The film is directed and photographed deftly, particularly insofar as it touches the sentimental without clutching the maudlin .(14) Maybe it would have been better if I had set my mind on writing a maudlin , self-pitying note that I would have been able to throw away the next day.(15) He also wanted to ÔÇÿbreak through the maudlin emotionalism that was surrounding this subject.ÔÇÖ(16) I don't want my work to be thought of as maudlin or overly sentimental.
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(1) maudlin ::
1. sentimental ::
2. mawkish ::
3. soupy ::
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