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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an artificial and mannered quality [syn: staginess, theatricality]

Merriam Webster's

noun see theatrical I

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Theatrical The*at"ric*al, a. [L. theatricus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to a theater, or to the scenic representations; resembling the manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; hence, artificial; as, theatrical performances; theatrical gestures. -- The*at`ri*cal"i*ty, n. -- The*at"ric*al*ly, adv. No meretricious aid whatever has been called in -- no trick, no illusion of the eye, nothing theatrical. --R. Jefferies.



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