What does histrionics mean?

Definitions for histrionics
ˌhɪs triˈɒn ɪkshistri·on·ics

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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.

    I'm tired of Mary's histrionics.

  2. Origin: See the etymology of histrionic.

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  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of histrionics in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of histrionics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of histrionics in a Sentence

  1. John Cornyn:

    I understand there's going to be a little bit of drama and histrionics and that's just part of the process, but in the end I believe he'll be confirmed and that's the most important part.

  2. Bill Burck:

    We were surprised to learn about Senator Booker's histrionics this morning because we had already told Senator Booker Senator Booker could use the documents publicly. In fact, we have said yes to every request made by the Senate Democrats to make documents public.

  3. 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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