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Friday word: Sardoodledom



Sardoodledom
(sar-DOO-dl-dum)
Noun:
-A play with an over-written and melodramatic plot.
-Mechanically contrived plot structure and stereotyped or unrealistic characterization in drama
-Well-made works of drama that have trivial, insignificant, or morally objectionable plots.

From the name of the French dramatist Sardou + doodle + -dom.

Used in a sentence:
“Some days, it feels like I’m the unwitting player in a sardoodledom.”

(from the Grandiloquent Word of the Day FB pg)

Tags: french, literature, noun, s, wordsmith: med_cat
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