Definition of theatricalism in English:

theatricalism

noun

  • See theatrical

    • ‘And his initial reaction to the food is overwrought: In one scene he vomits immediately after eating, and it reeks of theatricalism.’
    • ‘Originally a reaction against realism in theater, ‘theatricalism’ reveals the machinations and artifice of theater.’’
    • ‘Finally, Marshall W. Mason's superb direction, using John Lee Beatty's outstanding set design, also helped to potentiate the theatricalism of the piece.’

Pronunciation

theatricalism

/θɪˈatrɪkəlɪz(ə)m/