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theatricalities

Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of theatricality.

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Examples

  • Maybe if she actually had some experience and a voting record she could stand on, she wouldn't need all these theatricalities and games.

    Hillary Says Obama Is Politicizing Bhutto Assassination

  • When I think of all that I have done for that man, the acts I have defended, the stupidities I have tried to convert into statesmanship, the tempers I have been the butt of, the childish insults I have had to tolerate, the theatricalities

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, July 25, 1917

  • It employed all the conventions, the theatricalities, of the modern stage; yet her personality triumphed over not only Professor Murray's verse but her own training.

    Euripides and Professor Murray

  • He must still stay an unwilling prisoner in this garden of studied indolence, this playground of invalids and gamblers; he must still dawdle idly about these glittering, stagnating squares, fringing a crowd of meaningless foreigners, skulking half-fed and poorly housed about this opulent showplace of the world that set its appeasing theatricalities into motion only at the touch of ready gold.

    Phantom Wires A Novel

  • It was only then that she was conscious of the theatricalities from which she had emerged, of the man so close beside her, still waiting for her play-acting word of decision.

    Phantom Wires A Novel

  • Chavannes should be equally enthusiastic about the frigid theatricalities of an E.A. A.bey or the forbidding and opaque intricate dexterity of a John Sargent in the same building.

    Your United States Impressions of a first visit

  • There are extravagances, theatricalities, impossibilities enough.

    Studies in Early Victorian Literature

  • "Go straight to life!" said his new poetic code; and here was the opportunity; -- here, also, the real "adventure," in comparison of which his previous efforts that way seemed childish theatricalities, fit only to cheat a little the profound ennui of actual life.

    Imaginary Portraits

  • "Go straight to life!" said his new poetic code; and here was the opportunity; -- here, also, the real "adventure," in comparison of which his previous efforts that way seemed childish theatricalities, fit only to cheat a little the profound ennui of actual life.

    Imaginary Portraits

  • Pardonable are human theatricalities; nay perhaps touching, like the passionate utterance of a tongue which with sincerity stammers; of a head which with insincerity babbles, -- having gone distracted.

    The French Revolution

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