Word of the Day: Maudlin


sayeva_by_kubawojewodaHow is everybody’s weekend? Hope you’re enjoying it. Here’s a word I thought was beautiful. What do you think?

Maudlin [mawd-lin] (adj.):

very emotional and sentimental.

Example:

He gave a maudlin speech on the importance of finding a cure for cancer.

5 thoughts on “Word of the Day: Maudlin”

  1. This is really interesting, I’d always thought of the word as being more negative than this – more about self-pity, moroseness, just from the context I usually find it in. Thanks for sharing 😀

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