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Definition of melodramatic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

melodramatic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌmelədrəˈmætɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmelədrəˈmætɪk//
 
(often disapproving)
 
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full of exciting and extreme emotions or events; behaving or reacting to something in an exaggerated way a melodramatic plot full of deceit and murder
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: melodramatic