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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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histrionics

n.
A composite spring, used especially in automotive suspensions, consisting of several layers of flexible metallic strips joined to act as a single unit.

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]

histrionics, histrionism

the occupation of actors; playacting.
See also: Drama
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"

histrionics

noun
Overemotional exaggerated behavior calculated for effect:
Translations

histrionics

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

histrionics

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

histrionics

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

histrionics

[ˌhɪstrɪˈɒnɪks] npl (pej) → scene fpl
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