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melodramatic

[mel-uh-druh-mat-ik]
adjective
1.
of, like, or befitting melodrama.
2.
exaggerated and emotional or sentimental; sensational or sensationalized; overdramatic.
noun
3.
melodramatics, melodramatic writing or behavior.

Origin:
1810–20; melodrama + (drama)tic

melodramatically, adverb
nonmelodramatic, adjective
nonmelodramatically, adverb
unmelodramatic, adjective
unmelodramatically, adverb
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melodramatic
1816, from melodrama on model of dramatic.
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