melodramatic definition

  • adjective:
    • Getting The excitement and mental benefit of melodrama: "a melodramatic account of two perilous times spent among the planters” ( Frank O. Gatell).
    • Exaggeratedly psychological or emotional; histrionic: "Accuse me personally, in the event that you will, of melodramatic embroidery” ( Erskine Childers).
    • described as untrue pathos and sentiment.
    • Of or regarding melodrama; like or suitable to a melodrama; abnormal in scenario or action.
    • Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental.
    • Of or regarding melodrama; like or appropriate to a melodrama; unnatural in situation or action.
    • getting the excitement and emotional benefit of melodrama
    • feature of acting or a stage overall performance; usually affected
  • others:
    • Pertaining to, appropriate, or obtaining the character of melodrama.

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