histrionics

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction his·tri·on·ics \ ˌhi-strē-ˈä-niks \

Definition of histrionics

1 :theatrical performances
2 :deliberate display of emotion for effect
  • was not moved by her histrionics

Origin and Etymology of histrionics

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HISTRIONICS Defined for English Language Learners

histrionics

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noun

Definition of histrionics for English Language Learners

  • : behavior that is too emotional or dramatic : histrionic behavior



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