how to pronounce histrionics


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histrionics is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of histrionics


  1. Exaggerated, overemotional behaviour, especially when calculated to elicit a response; melodramatics.

histrionics frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word histrionics occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics histrionics can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that histrionics can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with histrionics


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