Definition of melodramatics in English:

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melodramatics

Pronunciation: /mɛlə(ʊ)drəˈmatɪks/

plural noun

Melodramatic behaviour.
Example sentences
  • Apart from its balletic set-pieces of gunfights, the film ran a gauntlet of emotions from violent excitement to melodramatics to softhearted sentimentality.
  • Those scripts had occasional moments of truth but were stuck in a rut of creaky sentiment and melodramatics.
  • Or maybe it's just old-fashioned, gutwrenching melodramatics.

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