[his-tree-on-iks] /ˌhɪs triˈɒn ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
dramatic representation; theatricals; acting.
behavior or speech for effect, as insincere or exaggerated expression of an emotion; dramatics; operatics:
Cut out the histrionics—we know you’re not really mad.
[his-tree-on-ik] /ˌhɪs triˈɒn ɪk/
adjective, Also, histrionical
of or relating to actors or acting.
deliberately affected or self-consciously emotional; overly dramatic, in behavior or speech.
excessively dramatic, insincere, or artificial: histrionic gestures
(pl) melodramatic displays of temperament
(rare) (pl, functioning as singular) dramatics
“theatrics, pretense,” 1864, from histrionic; also see -ics.
“theatrical” (figuratively, “hypocritical”), 1640s, from Latin histrionicus “pertaining to an actor,” from histrio (genitive histrionis) “actor,” said to be of Etruscan origin. The literal sense in English is from 1759.
[hit] /hɪt/ verb (used with object), hit, hitting. 1. to deal a blow or stroke to: Hit the nail with the hammer. 2. to come against with an impact or collision, as a missile, a flying fragment, a falling body, or the like: The car hit the tree. 3. to reach with a missile, a […]
- Hit a brick wall
verb phrase To encounter an insuperable obstacle: Negotiations seem to have hit a brick wall this week [1960s+; brick wall in this sense is found by 1886]
[hi-tah-chee] /hɪˈtɑ tʃi/ noun 1. an industrial city in E Honshu, Japan. /hɪˈtætʃɪ/ noun 1. a city in Japan, in E Honshu: a centre of the electronics industry. Pop: 193 080 (2002 est)
- Hitachi 6309
processor (HD6309) Hitachi’s version of the Motorola 6809 microprocessor. Compatible with the 6809, it added two new eight-bit registers that could be added to form a second 16-bit register, and all four eight-bit registers could form a 32-bit register. It also featured division, and some 32-bit arithmetic and was generally 30% faster in native mode. […]