Definitions for histrionicsˌhɪs triˈɒn ɪks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

his•tri•on•ics*ˌhɪs triˈɒn ɪks(n.)

  1. artificial behavior or speech for effect, as insincere or exaggerated expression of an emotion.

  2. dramatic representation; theatricals.

    Category: Showbiz

* (used with a sing. or pl. v.).

Origin of histrionics:

1860–65

Princeton's WordNet

  1. theatrical performance, theatrical, representation, histrionics(noun)

    a performance of a play

  2. histrionics(noun)

    a deliberate display of emotion for effect

Wiktionary

  1. histrionics(Noun)

    Exaggerated, overemotional behaviour, especially when calculated to elicit a response; melodramatics.

    Iu2019m tired of Maryu2019s histrionics.

  2. Origin: See the etymology of histrionic.

Freebase

  1. Histrionics

    Histrionics is the debut full-length studio album by the American pop rock band The Higher, released on May 3, 2005. The album cover is a tribute for Pearl Jam's Vitalogy.

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