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Synonyms for melodramatic

adj extravagant in speech, behavior
  • theatrical
  • artificial
  • blood-and-thunder
  • cliff-hanging
  • cloak-and-dagger
  • exaggerated
  • ham
  • hammy
  • histrionic
  • hokey
  • overdramatic
  • overemotional
  • sensational
  • spectacular
  • stagy

Antonyms for melodramatic

  • calm
  • normal
  • untheatrical
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More words related to melodramatic

affected

adjective. changed in a bad or artificial way

corny

adjective. trite, clichéd

dramatic

adjective. exciting, moving

exaggerated

adjective. overstated, embellished

exciting

adjective. inspiring, exhilarating

histrionic

adjective. overly dramatic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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