His`tri*on"ic (?), His`tri*on"ic*al (?), a. [L. histrionicus: cf. F. histronique. See Histrion.]

Of or relating to the stage or a stageplayer; befitting a theatre; theatrical; -- sometimes in a bad sense.

-- His`tri*on"ic*al*ly, adv.

Tainted with false and histrionic feeling. De Quincey.


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