December 27th, 2007

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MAUDLIN\mawd-lin\, adjective

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

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.