Something considered trite,dated,melodramatic,or unduly sentimental.
This book, written under the influence of his youthful embarrassments, amatory and pecuniary, was of a very fierce, gloomy, and passionate sort
Next comes lodger No. 2, a handsome, melancholy man in the early 40's, with a brown, mysterious beard, and strangely pleading, haunting eyes
"A tendency to speculation, though it may keep woman quiet, as it does man, yet makes her sad."
Trite,dated,melodramatic,or mawkishly sentimental.
"I understand, "I said, feeling compassion for her but not waiting to wade into emotional waters.
The nurse looked at me sadly."Adjust your thinking, " he said. "She has a few days, maybe a week. Her heart is weak and unstable."
You' ve got a neat figure, Sarah – a nice, springtime figure -why do you look out of the window so sadly?"
The teachers therefore, should learn how to desensitize themselves, otherwise they would be killed by graduation sorrows after so many classes
The complex,clotted computer talk sadly counterpoints the simplistic nature of the characters(Rhoda Koenig)