Definition of melodramaticism in English:

melodramaticism

Pronunciation /ˌmɛlədrəˈmatɪsɪz(ə)m/

noun

rare
  • A tendency to melodramatic expression; sensationalism.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), fiction writer, poet, and critic. From melodramatic + -ism.