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.

  2. dramaticadjective

    Striking in appearance or effect.

  3. dramaticadjective

    Having a powerful, expressive singing voice.

  4. 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

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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. Kevin Faulconer:

    Gavin Newsom is trying to nationalize [and] partisan-ize the election, what he doesn't realize is that this is a referendum on his failures here in California, pure and simple. It's a failure on schools, it's a failure on skyrocketing homelessness, [a] dramatic rise in crime and his lack of preparedness for wildfires.

  2. Ian Johnson:

    This study will, I hope, help to eliminate the incorrect impression ... that some meat products are as carcinogenic as cigarette smoke, and to discourage dramatic media headlines claiming that 'bacon is killing us'.

  3. Raisat Suleimanov:

    She was wearing hijab, black scarf. It was strange for us to see our aunt like that. When she lived here she dressed very well. She wore gold and diamonds. This dramatic change, it was very strange to see her covered all over.

  4. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon:

    Convenience alone does not justify such a dramatic erosion of Americans’ constitutional rights.

  5. Moshe Kantor:

    2016 was a dramatic year for many around the world and for Jews it was a year of contradictions.

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    • A. pecuniary
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