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Synonyms for melodramatic
ˌmɛl ə drəˈmæt ɪkmelo·dra·mat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. melodramaticadjective

    having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama

    "a melodramatic account of two perilous days at sea"

    Synonyms:
    histrionic

    Antonyms:
    undramatic, untheatrical

  2. histrionic, melodramaticadjective

    characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected

    "histrionic gestures"; "an attitude of melodramatic despair"; "a theatrical pose"

    Synonyms:
    histrionic

    Antonyms:
    untheatrical, undramatic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "melodramatic":

    operatic

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  1. Nick Clegg:

    For us, the alternative to these melodramatic calls for breaking up companies is exactly what we're discussing here, which is proper regulation. What the tech sector needs is not to be broken up, it is proper rules.


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