Meaning of Melodrama

English: Melodrama
Bangla: গীতিনাটক
Hindi: अतिनाटक
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a dramatic form that does not observe the laws of cause and effect and that exaggerates emotion and emphasizes plot or action at the expense of characterization.

Definition: 2

melodramatic behavior or events.

Definition: 3

(in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries) a romantic dramatic composition with music interspersed.

Definition: 4

a play, film, etc, characterized by extravagant action and emotion

Definition: 5

(formerly) a romantic drama characterized by sensational incident, music, and song