Examples of melodramatic in a Sentence
Oh, quit being so melodramatic!
Recent Examples of melodramatic from the Web
If the name seemed melodramatic yet generic, that was reflected in her description of her job.
Despite its title, Anna Ziegler’s sincere, somewhat melodramatic play isn’t really about gender.
The rest of the gang is all a bit too zany or too soapy melodramatic to buy into, especially with the wild tonal shifts.
The Dead End Kids franchises of baseball faced off for seven taut World Series games, the last an insanely melodramatic, extra-inning affair that pushed the teams into the embrace of exhaustion.
Ms. Saunders’s dozens of characters from all social classes are sketched with sharp strokes, her melodramatic plot turns are truly shocking, and her heroine is smart, capable and brimming with human sympathy.
On the other end of the spectrum, as secular writing began to circulate in Yiddishland, was the shund, or trash, of popular Yiddish fiction, melodramatic potboilers that bore no connection to their readers’ lives.
Suddenly, my mental frontiersmanship seemed, well, melodramatic.
I’m genuinely puzzled by AppleInsider’s melodramatic post pronouncing the death of the Mac mini.
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MELODRAMATIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of melodramatic for English Language Learners
: emotional in a way that is very extreme or exaggerated : extremely dramatic or emotional
MELODRAMATIC Defined for Kids
Definition of melodramatic for Students
: extremely or overly emotional a melodramatic scream
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