Self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunkenness: the drink made her maudlin a maudlin ballad
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- He is by turns violent, sentimental, maudlin, self-pitying, and sadistic, and has a fine line in rhetoric.
- I spent the day under a cloud of self-pity and maudlin nostalgia.
- It could have been maudlin and self-pitying, and none of that was there.