sentimental and over-emotional, with a tendency to weepiness and melancholy
I can't stand those maudlin old Bollywood family dramas.
despondent, dour, lugubrious, maudlin, morose, saturnine
blithe, buoyant, ebullient, jocular
when she received a call from the MODELLING company for her appointment, she became EFFUSIVELY SENTIMENTAL and wept a lot. Her dream had come true. maudlin = mat ro darling i. e don't cry, pertaining to sentimental people Think of maudlin as a model is in beauty pageant. All models in pageants keep crying unnecessarily, become effusively sentimental.