Overdramatic



[druh-mat-ik] /drəˈmæt ɪk/

adjective
1.
of or relating to the .
2.
employing the form or manner of the .
3.
characteristic of or appropriate to the , especially in involving conflict or contrast; vivid; moving:
dramatic colors; a dramatic speech.
4.
highly effective; striking:
The silence following his impassioned speech was dramatic.
/drəˈmætɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to drama
2.
like a drama in suddenness, emotional impact, etc
3.
striking; effective
4.
acting or performed in a flamboyant way
5.
(music) (of a voice) powerful and marked by histrionic quality
adjective

more dramatic than the situation calls for; acting hysterically or outrageously dramatic
adj.

1580s, from Late Latin dramaticus, from Greek dramatikos “pertaining to plays,” from drama (genitive dramatos; see drama). Meaning “full of action and striking display, fit for a drama” is from 1725. Dramatic irony is recorded from 1907. Related: Dramatical; dramatically.

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