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HISTRIONIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does histrionic mean? 

HISTRIONIC (adjective)
  The adjective HISTRIONIC has 1 sense:

1. characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected

  Familiarity information: HISTRIONIC used as an adjective is very rare.


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HISTRIONIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected

Synonyms:

histrionic; melodramatic

Context examples:

histrionic gestures / an attitude of melodramatic despair / a theatrical pose

Similar:

theatrical (suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater)


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