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. dramatic(adj)

    suitable to or characteristic of drama

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

  2. 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"

  3. dramatic(adj)

    pertaining to or characteristic of drama

    "dramatic arts"

  4. dramatic(adj)

    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. dramatic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the drama.

    Etymology: From δραματικός, from δρᾶμα, from δράω.

  2. dramatic(Adjective)

    Striking in appearance or effect.

    Etymology: From δραματικός, from δρᾶμα, from δράω.

  3. dramatic(Adjective)

    Having a powerful, expressive singing voice.

    Etymology: From δραματικός, from δρᾶμα, from δράω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dramatic(adj)

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Zlatko Matesa:

    No one wants the Games postponed but I think we are close to such a scenario as it seems to be the only option. Sports has come to a halt in all of Europe and no one knows when it will resume, sports is not an issue now as competing has become impossible. I believe it is impossible for the Games to go ahead as scheduled and in my opinion they should and will be postponed for a few months. It won't be a dramatic delay.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    I do not believe that human activity is causing these dramatic changes to our climate the way these scientists are portraying it.

  3. Krysta Rodriguez:

    It didn’t seem to be real; it almost felt like that’s the hypochondriac in me, the dramatic actor that would think, ‘oh, of course that would be the thing that would happen,’.

  4. Bernd Osterloh:

    Should the future viability of Volkswagen be endangered by an unprecedented financial penalty, this will have dramatic social consequences.

  5. Crazy Rich Asians:

    I think the fact that Asian Americans are rooting for' Parasite' is because we still aren't even seeing ourselves in main dramatic roles, the more Asians succeed on the international stage, I think Asian Americans do feel like that will then open up more opportunities for Asian-American actors in Hollywood.

Images & Illustrations of Dramatic

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