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histrionic

adjective uk   /ˌhɪs.triˈɒn.ɪk/  us   /-ˈɑː.nɪk/ disapproving
very emotional and energetic, but not sincere or without real meaning: a histrionic outburst She put on a histrionic display of grief at the funeral.
histrionically
adverb uk   /-ˈɒn.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-ˈɑː.nɪ.kəli/
Translations of “histrionic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 做作的,裝腔作勢的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 做作的,装腔作势的…
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