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Meaning of melodramatic

mel•o•dra•mat•ic

Pronunciation: (mel"u-dru-mat'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, like, or befitting melodrama.
  2. exaggerated and emotional or sentimental; sensational or sensationalized; overdramatic.
—n.
  1. melodramatic writing or behavior.
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