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Definition of histrionics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

histrionics

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhɪstriˈɒnɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɪstriˈɑːnɪks//
 
[plural] (formal, disapproving)
 
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very emotional behaviour that is intended to attract attention in a way that does not seem sincere She was used to her mother's histrionics.