Definitions for histrionicsˌhɪs triˈɒn ɪks

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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

GCIDE

  1. histrionics(n.)

    The histrionic art; stageplaying; acting.

  2. histrionics(n.)

    Insincere, exaggeratedly emotional or overly dramatical speech or behavior performed to create an impression rather than as an expression of true feeling; feigned emotion.

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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    The more I try to understand one very peculiar aspect of women, it seems clear to me that apart from the beauty or the sensuous state that women command over men, there is an interiority, lesser known to the masses which is more of agony and pain - a resultant effort of the continuous mood swings and the frequent natural cycles that buoy them, it is in this state that women function and calibrate on this basis in selecting their soul mate and not the usual histrionics that men take effort in pleasing them!”


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