- exaggerating one's own qualities, role, situation, etc., for dramatic effect or as an attention-getting device; presenting oneself dramatically.
Origin of self-dramatizing
Examples from the Web for self-dramatizing
Contemporary Examples of self-dramatizing
If the Republican electorate wanted this kind of self-dramatizing nonsense, why bother with uptight, buttoned-down Mitt?Romney Cuts Loose O'Donnell, Perhaps Out of Ego
February 5, 2012
Then there was the self-dramatizing and feckless suspension of his campaign over the financial crisis.Sorry, Dad, I'm Voting for Obama
October 10, 2008