Definitions English

  • Having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama: "a melodramatic account of two perilous days spent among the planters” ( Frank O. Gatell).
  • Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental; histrionic: "Accuse me, if you will, of melodramatic embroidery” ( Erskine Childers).
  • Characterized by false pathos and sentiment.