What is another word for theatrics?

Pronunciation: [θiːˈatɹɪks] (IPA)

Theatrics is a term that refers to dramatic or exaggerated behavior that aims to impress or entertain an audience. It is usually associated with drama, performing arts and film. However, there are several synonyms for the term that have similar meanings but different nuances. These synonyms include dramatics, histrionics, showmanship, theatricality, performance, stagecraft, and flamboyance. While some of these terms are more commonly used in specific contexts such as theater, others like flamboyance can be used to describe any exaggerated, showy or ostentatious behavior that seeks to draw attention. Nonetheless, these words all convey the idea of a performance, demonstrating emotional expressiveness or a flair for the dramatic.

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Usage examples for Theatrics

Make amends by being truthful and putting an end to the theatrics....
"Erik Dorn"
Ben Hecht
As soon as they were left alone Mrs. Arnold became tranquillized, and assured Mrs. Prevost that she was heartily sick of the theatrics she was exhibiting.
"Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete"
Matthew L. Davis
With great theatrics I suddenly slapped my own forehead, gave Tam a tip-off in English, and began rummaging my pockets.
"The Samurai Strategy"
Thomas Hoover

Famous quotes with Theatrics

  • We started combining the use of light and the use of theatrics and the use of as many art forms as possible, and it's still growing - that's the whole idea of it.
    Alice Cooper
  • If you play the theatrics too much, you get in the way of your own cause.
    Al Sharpton
  • Few critical infrastructures need to expedite their cyber resiliency as desperately as the health sector, who repeatedly demonstrates lackadaisical cyber hygiene, finagled and Frankensteined networks, virtually unanimous absence of security operations teams and good ol’ boys club bureaucratic board members flexing little more than smoke and mirror, cyber security theatrics as their organizational defense.
    James Scott

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