Definition: extremely dramatic with a response
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): overacting, melodramatic
1. The girl’s histrionic behavior made her parents think she was on drugs.
2. Since the film is a comedy, there’s no reason for the actors to portray their characters in such a histrionic manner.
3. The spoiled teenager exhibits histrionic behavior if she’s not allowed to go shopping several times a week.