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melodramatic

see definition of melodramatic
  • adjextravagant in speech, behavior
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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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affected

adjective. changed in a bad or artificial way

exaggerated

adjective. overstated, embellished
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