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histrionics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction his·tri·on·ics \-niks\

: behavior that is too emotional or dramatic : histrionic behavior

Full Definition of HISTRIONICS

1
:  theatrical performances
2
:  deliberate display of emotion for effect

First Known Use of HISTRIONICS

1864

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

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