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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 his·tri·on·ic /ˌhɪstriˈɑnɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 His·tri·on·ic His·tri·on·ic·al, a.
 1. Of or relating to the stage or a stageplayer; befitting a theatre; theatrical.
 2. Affectedly dramatic; insincerely emotional; -- sometimes used in a bad sense. -- His*tri*on*ic*al*ly, adv.
    Tainted with false and histrionic feeling.   --De Quincey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often
            affected; "histrionic gestures"; "an attitude of
            melodramatic despair"; "a theatrical pose" [syn: melodramatic]