histrionically
adverb see histrionic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • histrionically — histrionic ► ADJECTIVE 1) overly theatrical or melodramatic. 2) formal of or concerning actors or acting. ► NOUN (histrionics) ▪ dramatized behaviour designed to attract attention. DERIVATIVES histrionically adverb. ORIG …   English terms dictionary

  • Histrionically — Histrionic His tri*on ic, Histrionical His tri*on ic*al, a. [L. histrionicus: cf. F. histrionique. See {Histrion}.] 1. Of or relating to the stage or a stageplayer; befitting a theatre; theatrical. [1913 Webster] 2. Affectedly dramatic;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • histrionically — See histrionic. * * * …   Universalium

  • histrionically — adverb In a histrionic manner …   Wiktionary

  • histrionically — adv. in a theatrical manner, dramatically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • histrionically — his·tri·on·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • histrionically — adverb see histrionic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • histrionic — histrionically, adv. /his tree on ik/, adj. Also, histrionical. 1. of or pertaining to actors or acting. 2. deliberately affected or self consciously emotional; overly dramatic, in behavior or speech. n. 3. an actor. [1640 50; < LL histronicus of …   Universalium

  • histrionic — adjective Etymology: Late Latin histrionicus, from Latin histrion , histrio actor Date: 1648 1. deliberately affected ; theatrical 2. of or relating to actors, acting, or the theater Synonyms: see dramatic • histrionically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ernst Röhm — Infobox Person name = Ernst Röhm image size = 150px caption = birth date = November 28, 1887 birth place = Munich death date = July 2, 1934 age|1887|11|28|1934|7|2 death place = Stadelheim Prison, Munich education = occupation =Chief of Staff,… …   Wikipedia

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