Melodramatic meaning

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The definition of melodramatic is being overly emotional.

An example of a melodramatic person is someone who causes a scene over every little problem.

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Characterized by false pathos and sentiment.
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Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental; histrionic.
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Of, characteristic of, or like melodrama; sensational and extravagantly emotional.
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Of or pertaining to melodrama; like or suitable to a melodrama; unnatural in situation or action.
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Having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama.
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Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental.

She wrote him a melodramatic letter, threatening to kill herself.

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