Vocabulary 11-15. Sean Cornett. Maudlin [ mawd-lin ]. * foolishly sentimental Other forms of the word: M audlinism , noun. M audlinly , adverb. M audlinness , noun If not for his charm and quick wit, this film could easily lapse into slick sentimentality and maudlin predictability.
The man took a cursory look at the picture not getting a very good look at it.