Translation of maudlin in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːdlən; ˈmɔːdlɪn/


  • [person] llorón, sensiblero; [novel] sensiblero, lacrimógeno [familiar/colloquial]
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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.
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    • This is a maudlin film about life, love and… well, you get the picture.
    • This film is maudlin where the original was tough, antiseptic where the original was gritty.
    • However, she left no mark on film history, not one of her films is a work of art and nowhere did she leave an indelible image of an artist who transcended her maudlin material.

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