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Synonyms for melodrama

noun fanciful story or narrative
  • ballad
  • fantasy
  • fiction
  • idealization
  • idyll
  • legend
  • lyric
  • melodrama
  • novel
  • story
  • tale
  • fairy tale
  • love story
  • tear-jerker

Antonyms for melodrama

  • non-fiction
  • truth
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bathos

noun. sentimentality
  • anticlimax
  • comedown
  • letdown
  • melodrama
  • mush
  • schmaltz

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noun. turmoil in real life

dramatization

noun. drama

excitement

noun. enthusiasm; incitement

maudlinism

noun. sentimentality

mawkishness

noun. sentimentality
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