how to pronounce maudlin


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maudlin is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of maudlin in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… serious or maudlin or nonsensical and it …”

meanings of maudlin


  1. A Magdalene house; a brothel.
  2. Either of two aromatic plants, costmary or sweet yarrow.
  3. The Magdalene; Mary Magdalene.


  1. Tearful, lachrymose.
  2. Affectionate or sentimental in an effusive, tearful, or foolish manner, especially because of drunkenness.
  3. Extravagantly or excessively sentimental; mawkish, self-pitying.


  1. A surname​.

maudlin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word maudlin occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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