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theatricalism

[ thee-a-tri-kuh-liz-uh m ]
/ θiˈæ trɪ kəˌlɪz əm /
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noun

conduct suggesting theatrical actions or mannerisms, especially of an extravagant or exhibitionist sort.

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RELATED WORDS

acting, exhibitionism, histrionics, theatricality, theatrics, stagecraft

Nearby words

theatre of cruelty, theatre of the absurd, theatre-in-the-round, theatrical, theatrical film, theatricalism, theatricalize, theatricals, theatricism, theatrics, thebaic

Origin of theatricalism

First recorded in 1850–55; theatrical + -ism
Related formssem·i·the·at·ri·cal·ism, noun
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