theatricalism

[ thee-a-tri-kuh-liz-uhm ]
/ θiˈæ trɪ kəˌlɪz əm /

noun

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

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Origin of theatricalism

First recorded in 1850–55; theatrical + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM theatricalism

sem·i·the·at·ri·cal·ism, noun
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