melodramatics

noun

melo·​dra·​mat·​ics ˌme-lə-drə-ˈma-tiks How to pronounce melodramatics (audio)
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: melodramatic conduct or writing

Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of melodramatics was in 1865

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Cite this Entry

“Melodramatics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melodramatics. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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