suitable to or characteristic of drama
"a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape"; "a dramatic rescue at sea"
dramatic, spectacular, striking(adj)
sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
"a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"
pertaining to or characteristic of drama
used of a singer or singing voice that is marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style
"a dramatic tenor"; "a dramatic soprano"
Of or relating to the drama.
Striking in appearance or effect.
Having a powerful, expressive singing voice.
Origin: From δραματικός, from δρᾶμα, from δράω.
alt. of Dramatical
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'dramatic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2614
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'dramatic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4514
Rank popularity for the word 'dramatic' in Adjectives Frequency: #351
The numerical value of dramatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of dramatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's a dramatic improvement.
A dramatic critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.
The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment but it is no less than a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
We want to make small, selective strategic investments in content and you will not see us make dramatic transformative moves for the time being, We have no plans to buy control of ITV.
Watching foreign affairs is sometimes like watching a magician the eye is drawn to the hand performing the dramatic flourishes, leaving the other hand-the one doing the important job-unnoticed.
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