Meaning of self-dramatizing

self-dram•a•tiz•ing

Pronunciation: (self"dram'u-tī"zing, -drä'mu-, self'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. exaggerating one's own qualities, role, situation, etc., for dramatic effect or as an attention-getting device; presenting oneself dramatically.
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