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The state of being exaggeratedly (theatrically) dramatic.

'Melodramatic' is derived from melodrama, which is in turn derived from the Greek word 'melos' (music) and the word 'drama'.
Random student: *watching commercial in class about poor children 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 to another classmate: ''Ugh, just another display of attention-seeking from Ms Melodramatic. I swear, she's constantly trying to make herself look more thoughtful or 'nice' than she really is. Either that, or she's just overreacting.''
by WhiteWarlock May 10, 2016
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Adjective for something that definitely wasn't lame, but not quite "hot". In other words, slightly below being hot, therefore warm, like a nice pair of mittens.
"How were things at the club last night?"

"Plenty to drink, but the music was no good. I guess shit was mittens."
by 122445 May 14, 2006
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showing much stronger emotions than are necessary or usual for a situation
He was beginning to feel melodramatic about the whole thing, as if he were playacting one of Fred's grade "B" thrillers
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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.
by Amsaha February 19, 2008
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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.
by Bobby BigMeech February 21, 2011
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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!
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