melo·​dra·​mat·​ics | \-tiks \

Definition of melodramatics 

: melodramatic conduct or writing

First Known Use of melodramatics

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of melodramatics was in 1865

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melodramatics

noun

English Language Learners Definition of melodramatics

: extremely dramatic or emotional behavior : melodramatic behavior

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