ETYM Latin lacrymosus, better lacrimosus, from lacrima, lacruma (also badly spelt lachryma) a tear, for older dacrima, akin to Eng. tear. Related to Tear the secretion.
Generating or shedding tears; given to shedding tears; suffused with tears; tearful.
maudlin / mɒdlɪn /
ETYM From Maudlin, a contr. of Magdalen, Old Eng. Maudeleyne, who is drawn by painters with eyes swelled and red with weeping.
1. Excessively sentimental; weak and silly.
2. Drunk, or somewhat drunk; given to excessive sentimentality.
Tearfully sentimental; sentimental; tearful, especially when drunk.
soppy / sɒpi /
1. Sentimental, mawkish
2. Soaked through; saturated; very wet