Histrionicism \His`tri*on"i*cism\, n. The histrionic art; stageplaying. --W. Black. [1913 Webster]

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  • histrionicism — histrionˈicism or hisˈtrionism noun 1. Acting 2. Theatricality • • • Main Entry: ↑histrionic …   Useful english dictionary

  • histrionic —   a. pertaining to or like stage acting; theatrical.    ♦ histrionicism, n. art of acting.    ♦ histrionism, n. theatrical manner.    ♦ histrionics, n.pl. theatrical presentation, behaviour or language …   Dictionary of difficult words

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