how to pronounce melodrama


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melodrama is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of melodrama in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… but melodrama is not one of them he's …”

meanings of melodrama


  1. A kind of drama having a musical accompaniment to intensify the effect of certain scenes.
  2. A drama abounding in romantic sentiment and agonizing situations, with a musical accompaniment only in parts which are especially thrilling or pathetic. In opera, a passage in which the orchestra plays a somewhat descriptive accompaniment, while the actor speaks.
  3. Any situation or action which is blown out of proportion.

melodrama frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word melodrama occurs in english on average 1.9 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 melodrama 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 melodrama can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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