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Synonyms and Antonyms of HISTRIONIC

given to or marked by attention-getting behavior suggestive of stage acting <a penchant for dish throwing, door slamming, and other histrionic displays of temper>
Synonyms dramatic, hammy, histrionic, melodramatic, stagy (or stagey)
Antonyms undramatic
having the general quality or effect of a stage performance <we never tired of his histrionic reenactment of how he found money under the floorboards of a house he was renovating>
Synonyms histrionic, melodramatic, operatic, stagy (or stagey), theatrical (also theatric)
Antonyms undramatic


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