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1. (used with a pl. verb) Theatrical arts or performances.
2. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Exaggerated emotional behavior calculated for effect.
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his•tri•on•ics(ˌhɪs triˈɒn ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
1. artificial behavior or speech for effect, as insincere or exaggerated expression of an emotion.
2. dramatic representation; theatricals.
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the occupation of actors; playacting.See also: Drama
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|Noun||1.||histrionics - a performance of a play |
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
matinee - a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)
|2.||histrionics - a deliberate display of emotion for effect|
display - behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of emotion"
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histrionics[ˌhɪstrɪˈɒnɪks] NPL → histrionismo msing
I'm tired of his histrionics → estoy harto de sus payasadas
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histrionics[ˌhɪstrɪˈɒnɪks] npl (pej) → scene fpl
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