self-dramatization

noun
self-dra·​ma·​ti·​za·​tion | \ ˌself-ˌdra-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce self-dramatization (audio) , -ˌdrä-\

Definition of self-dramatization

: the act or an instance of dramatizing oneself

Other Words from self-dramatization

self-dramatizer \ ˌself-​ˈdra-​mə-​ˌtī-​zər How to pronounce self-dramatizer (audio) , -​ˈdrä-​ \ noun

First Known Use of self-dramatization

1933, in the meaning defined above

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