Meaning of “histrionics” in the English Dictionary

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"histrionics" in British English

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(Definition of “histrionics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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histrionicsplural noun

us /ˌhɪs·triˈɑn·ɪks/

loud, emotional behavior that does not seem sincere:

Both lawyers indulged in courtroom histrionics.

(Definition of “histrionics” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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