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his·tri·on·ics

 (hĭs′trē-ŏn′ĭks)
n.
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.
[1860–65]
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histrionics, histrionism

the occupation of actors; playacting.
See also: Drama
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.histrionics - a performance of a playhistrionics - 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

noun
Overemotional exaggerated behavior calculated for effect:
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Translations

histrionics

[ˌhɪstrɪˈɒnɪks] NPLhistrionismo msing
I'm tired of his histrionicsestoy harto de sus payasadas
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histrionics

[ˌhɪstriˈɒnɪks] ngrands gestes mpl théâtraux, cinéma m (fig)
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histrionics

pl
theatralisches Getue; to put on a display of histrionicssich theatralisch aufführen
(Theat) → Schauspielkunst f
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histrionics

[ˌhɪstrɪˈɒnɪks] npl (pej) → scene fpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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There Graham Alexander were no histrionics on the sideline and no bad blood regardless of the result."
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'Indian peremptory order for visiting Pakistanis to leave Rajasthan in 48 hrs and prohibiting hotels from accommodating them is a condemnable reflection of Indian jingoism and hate mongering spurred on by election histrionics. It also exposes sham facade of Indian hospitality and its tourism friendliness,' Foreign Office Spokesman Dr.
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Summary: British singer applies a bit of hot wax to garage sounds, without histrionics
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To state, as some of the law's supporters have, that without it Israel would be in some kind of existential danger of losing its Jewish particularity is to trade in the same histrionics as those who breathlessly argued that the law somehow heralded the end of Israel's commitment to democracy.
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