What does Dramatic mean?

Definitions for Dramatic
drəˈmæt ɪkDra·mat·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Dramatic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dramaticadjective

    suitable to or characteristic of drama

    "a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape"; "a dramatic rescue at sea"

  2. dramatic, spectacular, strikingadjective

    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"

  3. dramaticadjective

    pertaining to or characteristic of drama

    "dramatic arts"

  4. dramaticadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. dramaticadjective

    Of or relating to the drama.

    Etymology: From δραματικός, from δρᾶμα, from δράω.

  2. dramaticadjective

    Striking in appearance or effect.

    Etymology: From δραματικός, from δρᾶμα, from δράω.

  3. dramaticadjective

    Having a powerful, expressive singing voice.

    Etymology: From δραματικός, from δρᾶμα, from δράω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dramaticadjective

    alt. of Dramatical

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dramatic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2614

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dramatic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4514

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dramatic' in Adjectives Frequency: #351

How to pronounce Dramatic?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dramatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dramatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Dramatic in a Sentence

  1. Rob Watson:

    Electrification is set to have as dramatic an impact on aviation as the replacement of piston engines by gas turbines, we are at the dawn of the third era of aviation.

  2. Jalel Harchaoui:

    Although none of the foreign sponsors behind Haftar is likely pleased with the dramatic deterioration, they have no option but to continue backing him, they have been concentrating most of their bets on one key figure for almost half a decade. This cannot be walked back overnight.

  3. Ruben Andersson:

    Fences also generate novel and more dramatic entry methods, such as the collective 'runs' at the fences we have seen at various borders in recent years, these fences are not solving anything.

  4. Kelly Ripa:

    From our point of view, it looked like he got poked in the eye, i was like, I get it, that hurts, and sometimes your eye -- it wont open. But we were like, OK, Joaquin, for heavens sakes, pull yourself together. ... And I was saying, See? Hes an actor. Because he was [covering his face]. It was very dramatic.

  5. Philip Alston:

    The tax reform will worsen this situation and ensure that the United States remains the most unequal society in the developed world, the planned dramatic cuts in welfare will essentially shred crucial dimensions of a safety net that is already full of holes.

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