melodramatic

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɛl.ə.dɹəˌmæt.ɪk/, /ˈmɛl.əʊ.dɹəˌmæt.ɪk/

Adjective[edit]

melodramatic (comparative more melodramatic, superlative most melodramatic)

  1. Of or pertaining to melodrama; like or suitable to a melodrama; unnatural in situation or action.
  2. Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental.
    She wrote him a melodramatic letter, threatening to kill herself.

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