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self-dramatizing

[ self-dram-uh-tahy-zing, -drah-muh-, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈdræm əˌtaɪ zɪŋ, -ˈdrɑ mə-, ˈsɛlf- /
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adjective

exaggerating one's own qualities, role, situation, etc., for dramatic effect or as an attention-getting device; presenting oneself dramatically.

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Origin of self-dramatizing

First recorded in 1935–40

OTHER WORDS FROM self-dramatizing

self-dram·a·ti·za·tion, noun
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