melodramatically melodramatically

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) as in a melodrama
  2. (adv) in an overly emotional manner

Usage(s):

  1. McCormick's talent lies in rendering stark facts vividly but not melodramatically.
  2. The process of disillusionment starts melodramatically.
  3. We do see something instructive about ourselves in this melodramatically grumbling group.

News

  • God Save the Princess: Vanity Fair Cover Features Diana, Because Royal Dynasties Remain Top Priority

    Vanity Fair's September cover. Vanity Fair posted the cover of its September issue today. And guess who is featured? None other than Diana Spencer, "the people's princess" aka "The Grandmother Prince George Never Knew," as Vanity Fair melodramatically refers to her in the blog post. A brief synopsis of the cover story explains that it is actually about Diana's true love, who was apparently a ...
    on July 31, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

Quotes

  1. "We have overemphasised political reforms, sometimes melodramatically, but failed to deal in the same breath with youth unemployment, poverty, inequity and regional development imbalances, all which are part of agenda 4 and should be approached in...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: Kalonzo Musyoka Source: Daily Nation

  2. "It's just burgeoning, there's huge opportunity, huge poverty, just sudden expansion and the characters you have to write melodramatically and coincidentally and passionately," Boyle says. "We tried to make, at every stop, whatever it was,...
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Danny Boyle Source: The Australian

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