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melodramatic

[ mel-uh-druh-mat-ik ]
/ ˌmɛl ə drəˈmæt ɪk /
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adjective
of, like, or befitting melodrama.
exaggerated and emotional or sentimental; sensational or sensationalized; overdramatic.
noun
melodramatics, melodramatic writing or behavior.

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Origin of melodramatic

First recorded in 1810–20; melodrama + (drama)tic

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