The state of being overly emotional - therefore often in a situation that does not warrant such a strong reaction. It is possible for people or works of art to be purposefully melodramatic.
'Melodramatic' is derived from melodrama
, which is in turn derived from the Greek word 'melos' (music) and the word 'drama'.
Random student: *watching commercial at school about children in poverty in Africa*: Oh, those poor kids! I just want to hug them and kiss them and tell them *sniff* they're going to be okay! Oh, I'm sorry *sniff*... can I get some water?
Me, whispering: Ugh, we get it, you feel sorry for them, you melodramatic you-know-what. ...Maybe not.
A term used to define the recent trade rumors surrounding star Shooting-Forward of the Denver Nuggets, Carmelo Anthony
Jeff: Did you hear about the rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony?
Bobby: Oh I don't even care all of this is so Melo-Dramatic.
A interactive blog site created by Sara Sioux where people are allowed to write/express feelings of angst,depression, contempt or happiness (though it's rare to find happy entries). Shorthandedly known as melo.
I got so pissed off at my bf, I wrote shit about him on melodramatic.
I hate my life, I'll post it on melo later.
the act of remaining mellow infront of a dramatic person or experience.
person 1:Do you see that heffa over there?
person 2:Yeah, I do, that wilden out hood rat named Rachel
, she is so crazy!
person 1:I know but her friend Rebecca
right there is so melodramatic!
person 2:For shizzle, I wanna be just like her when I grow up!