Synonyms of maudlin in English:

maudlin


See definition of maudlin

adjective

1‘a bout of maudlin self-pity’

SYNONYMS

sentimental, over-sentimental, emotional, overemotional, tearful, lachrymose

informal weepy

ANTONYMS

austere, undemonstrative

2‘a maudlin Irish ballad’

SYNONYMS

mawkish, sentimental, over-sentimental, cloying, sickly, saccharine, sugary, syrupy, sickening, nauseating, banal, trite

British twee

informal mushy, slushy, sloppy, schmaltzy, weepy, cutesy, lovey-dovey, gooey, drippy, sloshy, soupy, treacly, cheesy, corny, icky, sick-making, toe-curling

British informal soppy

North American informal cornball, sappy, hokey, three-hanky

ANTONYMS

understated, dry, prosaic