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MAUDLIN\mawd-lin\, adjective

1.tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental
2.
foolishly or mawkishly sentimental because of drunkenness

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/maudlin

She was known for becoming maudlin after a few glasses of wine.

Random fact: Maudlin is an alteration of (Mary) Magdalene, who in paintings was often represented with eyes red and swollen from weeping.
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