self-dra·​ma·​ti·​za·​tion ˌself-ˌdra-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce self-dramatization (audio)
: the act or an instance of dramatizing oneself
self-dramatizer noun

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-dramatization was in 1933

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Cite this Entry

“Self-dramatization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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