Definitions for "Histrionic"
Of or relating to the stage or a stageplayer; befitting a theatre; theatrical.
characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected; "histrionic gestures"; "an attitude of melodramatic despair"; "a theatrical pose"
Affectedly dramatic; insincerely emotional; -- sometimes used in a bad sense.
Excitability, emotional instability, overreactivity, and attention- seeking and often seductive self-dramatization, whether or not the person is aware of its purpose. People with this disorder are immature, self-centered, vain, and unusually dependent. Sometimes referred to as hysterical personality.