Examples from the Web for melodramatic
As exuberant as I tend to be, I did feel “knight” would be too melodramatic.
The irony here is that, while the film is too melodramatic by half, Lohan delivers a staggering performance.The 10 Best Movie Sex Scenes of 2013: ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color,’ ‘Spring Breakers,’ and More|Marlow Stern|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Melodramatic telenovelas have helped bring down the birth rate and stimulated literacy in Mexico and Brazil.
There are no explosions, no melodramatic speeches, but this might be the most devastating death in the series.The 17 Most Iconic Scenes in ‘Breaking Bad’ (VIDEO)|Tricia Romano|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Producers said Couric thought Curry was “melodramatic” and “fake.”NBC’s ‘Operation Bambi’: How ‘Today’ Booted Ann Curry Off|Melissa Leon|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To plant a conflagration of color against the back fence and stop there would be worse than melodramatic.The Amateur Garden|George W. Cable
Mrs. Payne laughed her hard little mirthless laugh, and stretched out her withered hand with a melodramatic gesture.The Wheel of Life|Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow
Not being a composer of creative imagination, however, the melodramatic element is more prominent than the purely tragic or comic.Great Musical Composers|George T. Ferris
But since the beginning of the century this house has been chiefly associated with spectacular and melodramatic productions.Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards
There is no loud declamation, no melodramatic denunciation, no springing at each other's throats, or flashing of swords.Nell, of Shorne Mills|Charles Garvice
Word Origin and History for melodramatic
1776; from foreign source of melodrama on model of dramatic. Related: Melodramatically.