Definition of Melodramas

1. Noun. (plural of melodrama) ¹



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Definition of Melodramas

1. melodrama [n] - See also: melodrama

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melodramas

melodiousness
melodiousnesses
melodise
melodised
melodises
melodising
melodist
melodists
melodize
melodized
melodizer
melodizers
melodizes
melodizing
melodrama
melodramas (current term)
melodramata
melodramatic
melodramatically
melodramatics
melodramatise
melodramatised
melodramatises
melodramatising
melodramatist
melodramatists
melodramatization
melodramatizations
melodramatize
melodramatized

Literary usage of Melodramas

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1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1897)
"FRENCH DRAMAS AND melodramas. I HERE are three kinds of drama in France, which you may subdivide as much as you please. There is the old classical drama, ..."

2. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"FRENCH DRAMAS AND melodramas THERE are three kinds of drama in France, which you may subdivide as much as you please. There is the old classical drama, ..."

3. The English Stage: Being an Account of the Victorian Drama by Pierre Marie Augustin Filon, Augustin Filon (1897)
"... his First Works—His melodramas—Saints and Sinners—The Puritans and the Theatre—The Two Deacons ; The Character of Fletcher—-Judah—The Crusaders ..."

4. Tuscan Cities by William Dean Howells (1885)
"... they were apt to give versions of the more heart-breaking, vow-broken, French melodramas, though occasionally there was a piece of Italian origin, ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1856)
"more simple but more veracious than the poor melodramas of Versailles or the Louvre. Then, every Englishman's portfolio will be a hero's Westminster ..."

6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1856)
"more simple but more voracious than the poor melodramas of Versailles of the Louvre. Then, every Englishman's portfolio will be a hero's Westminster Abbey; ..."

7. With Those who Wait by Frances Wilson Huard (1918)
"Net $1.35 MY HOME IN THE FIELD OF MERCY, "Here, if you will, is the material for a , million melodramas, but purged of dross by the quiet heat of a great ..."

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