adjective Also his·tri·on·i·cal.
Origin of histrionic
Examples from the Web for histrionically
True, she could act; she had been told by many a great impressario that histrionically she had no peer in grand opera.The Place of Honeymoons|Harold MacGrath
That it be seriously done with a real intention of doing the thing, and not histrionically, ludicrously, or in jest.A Christian Directory|Baxter Richard
But histrionically it must be confessed that things dragged a little.
As a result he was but histrionically master of himself when the Countess Livia or the nimbus of the lady appeared in the room.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith