Definition of Melodramatically

1. Adverb. As in a melodrama. "Here, the hero is melodramatically reunited with the heroine"

Partainyms: Melodramatic



2. Adverb. In an overly emotional manner. "She acted melodramatically when she called for help"
Partainyms: Melodramatic

Definition of Melodramatically

1. Adverb. In a melodramatic manner. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melodramatically

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melodramatically (current term)
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Literary usage of Melodramatically

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1. The Musical World (1855)
"There are two situations, however, which offer great scope to the musician, and of these Mr. Costa has availed himself melodramatically. ..."

2. The Life and Genius of Shakespeare by Thomas Kenny (1864)
"The whole story of Claudio and Hero is melodramatically conceived, and is throughout melodramatically rendered. Hero is one of the poet's feeble and shadowy ..."

3. Drawing-room Plays and Parlour Pantomimes by Clement Scott (1870)
"[Chairs arranged melodramatically in front. It must be nearly eighteen years ago Since first my child, to comfort future years, Burst like a sunbeam on this ..."

4. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1856)
"Mr. " Costa has illustrated both of these with effect, although, as I have said, melodramatically. The employment of the tabret—a sort of Indian drum or ..."

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