Synonyms of melodramatic


1. melodramatic, dramatic (vs. undramatic)

usage: having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama; "a melodramatic account of two perilous days at sea"

2. histrionic, melodramatic, theatrical (vs. untheatrical)

usage: characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected; "histrionic gestures"; "an attitude of melodramatic despair"; "a theatrical pose"

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Definition and meaning of melodramatic (Dictionary)