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theatrical

view main entry for theatricaladjective  /θiˈætrɪk(ə)l/
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British English pronunciation: theatricalClick to listen to the pronunciation of theatrical

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theatricality

  /θiˌætrɪˈkæləti/  noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: theatricalityClick to listen to the pronunciation of theatricality

theatrically

  /θiˈætrɪkli/  adverb
British English pronunciation: theatricallyClick to listen to the pronunciation of theatrically
theatrically British English pronunciation: theatricallyClick to listen to the pronunciation of theatrical /θiˈætrɪkli/  adverbRelating to theatre and acting: acting, amateur dramatics, dark, dramatic, front of house, go up, in, method acting, mise-en-scène, onExpressing emotions in an excessive, silly or embarrassing way: sentimental, theatrical, maudlin, mawkish, treacly, sentimentality, hysterics, histrionics, theatricals, melodrama

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