Silver Linings Playbook allowed her to explode, playing a woman unhinged, histrionic, and emotionally volatile.
Wall Street Journal editorial-page writer Dorothy Rabinowitz recorded a histrionic anti-bike video that went viral.
The moral duties and doubts of adulthood are swapped out for the histrionic creeds of adolescence.
Read: OCD, histrionic, narcissistic, paranoid, borderline.
Is Sandusky a pedophile—or an undiagnosed victim of histrionic personality disorder?
Knew that what Keeley Moore said in this histrionic manner was, almost always, merely bluff.
To the Roman, the scenic and histrionic were the vital features of a production.
Shaliapin does not merely throw himself into the part, to use a phrase commonly applied to the histrionic art.
Again no suggestion of the histrionic in the passionate voice.
Here was a chance to show the public how great a histrionic genius had remained unknown for lack of an opportunity.
"theatrical" (figuratively, "hypocritical"), 1640s, from Latin histrionicus "pertaining to an actor," from histrio (genitive histrionis) "actor," said to be of Etruscan origin. The literal sense in English is from 1759.