What does melodramatic mean?

Definitions for melodramatic
ˌmɛl ə drəˈmæt ɪkmelo·dra·mat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. melodramaticadjective

    having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama

    "a melodramatic account of two perilous days at sea"

  2. histrionic, melodramaticadjective

    characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected

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


  1. melodramaticadjective

    Of or pertaining to melodrama; like or suitable to a melodrama; unnatural in situation or action.

  2. melodramaticadjective

    Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental.

    She wrote him a melodramatic letter, threatening to kill herself.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Melodramaticadjective

    of or pertaining to melodrama; like or suitable to a melodrama; unnatural in situation or action

    Etymology: [Cf. F. mlodramatique.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of melodramatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of melodramatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of melodramatic in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Only when we grow up and mature, not just physically but also emotionally, we begin to appreciate that the colossal challenges, the searing sorrow, and the melodramatic melancholy in human life are not there to create agony, anguish and anxiety; but to toughen and to purify the human soul. There is always a purpose behind every act from almighty omnipresent Supreme Power, which we are expected to understand in time, if not right now. This self-realization is a wake up call, a reality check that truly changes our mindset and transforms our behavior thereafter.

  2. Nick Clegg:

    For us, the alternative to these melodramatic calls for breaking up companies is exactly what we're discussing here, which is proper regulation. What the tech sector needs is not to be broken up, it is proper rules.

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