Definition of 'melodramatic'
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The commentary became less melodramatic as it went along. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The language is a bit melodramatic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's a bit on the melodramatic side. The Sun (2006)One moment there's a duff melodramatic twist. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That might sound rather melodramatic, but that was what the cold war was about. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These virtues could have been accompanied by a bit more melodramatic fervour, but they still make for a worthwhile film. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These virtues could have been accompanied by a bit more melodramatic fervour, but they still make for a satisfying movie. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The acting style is melodramatic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I'm sure the music has become less irritatingly melodramatic as well. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's gripping, if a bit melodramatic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Don't you think you're being a bit melodramatic? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Actually, that's a bit melodramatic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their efforts are commendable, but the film's melodramatic story is heavy labour for viewers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The true story is, as often, less melodramatic. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)One drink is too many and a thousand is not enough,' she writes in rather melodramatic fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The performances are polished and that Bahamas setting is delicious, but the melodramatic plot twists and sentimentality will wear you down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'melodramatic'
British English: melodramatic ADJECTIVE
Melodramatic behaviour is behaviour in which someone treats a situation as much more serious than it really is.
Don't you think you're being rather melodramatic?' shee asked.
Definition of melodramatic from the Collins English Dictionary
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