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Thursday, February 21st histrionic Best Performance Word of the Day:
The origin of this adjective is a Latin word meaning "actor," and in fact histrionic can refer to things pertaining to acting and actors, but its more usual meaning is to denote acting where it's not wanted: in everyday life, when someone becomes overly dramatic or emotional. The plural noun histrionics describes displays of emotion to achieve some effect.
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