Definitions for histrionicˌhɪs triˈɒn ɪk

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  1. histrionic, melodramatic(adj)

    characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected

    "histrionic gestures"; "an attitude of melodramatic despair"; "a theatrical pose"

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  1. histrionic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to actors or acting

  2. histrionic(Adjective)

    Excessively dramatic or emotional, especially with the intention to draw attention.

    Tainted with false and histrionic feeling. uE000147226uE001 De Quincey.

  3. Origin: From histrionicus, from histrio.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Histrionic(adj)

    alt. of Histrionical


Translations for histrionic

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  • histriònicCatalan, Valencian
  • theatralisch, pathetisch, schauspielerisch, SchauspielGerman
  • histriónicoSpanish
  • teatraalinen, huomionkipeä, -mainen, näyttävä, näyttelijäFinnish
  • histrionique, théâtralFrench
  • uppgerðarlegur, tilgerðarlegur, leiklist, leikaralegurIcelandic
  • theatraal, pathetischDutch
  • неестественный, сценический, актёрский, театральный, напыщенныйRussian
  • teatraliskSwedish

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