HyperDic: melodramatic

English > 2 senses of the word melodramatic:
ADJECTIVEallmelodramatichaving the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama
allmelodramatic, histrioniccharacteristic of acting or a stage performance
melodramatic > pronunciation
Soundsmeh.lahdrahmae'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > melodramatic: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama.
Example"a melodramatic account of two perilous days at sea"
BroaderdramaticSuitable to or characteristic of drama / drama
Spanishmelodramático
Catalanmelodramatic
Adverbsmelodramaticallyin an overly emotional manner
English > melodramatic: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcharacteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected.
Example "an attitude of melodramatic despair"
Synonymhistrionic
Broadertheatricalsuited to or characteristic of the stage or theater
Spanishhistriónico
Catalanhistriònic
Nounsmelodramaan extravagant comedy in which action is more salient than characterization
Adverbsmelodramaticallyas in a melodrama

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