What does dramatic mean?

Definitions for dramatic
drəˈmæt ɪkdra·mat·ic

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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.

ChatGPT

  1. dramatic

    Dramatic refers to situations, events, or anything that is filled with action, emotion, tension, or conflict, often creating an intense, interesting, or impressive effect. In literature or performing arts, dramatic refers to a genre that involves exciting, emotional, or unexpected elements, typically through plays, movies, or television programs. It can also pertain to how a person behaves, often suggesting an over-expressive or exaggerated style.

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. Ted Scambos:

    What is attention-getting about Thwaites is that the change will proceed with fairly dramatic, measurable results within the next few decades.

  2. Tim Caulfield:

    We may see more volatility (in the energy sector) going forward, given that we're seeing such dramatic volatility in the underlying commodity price, if share prices have overreacted, taking the long-term view, that can create an interesting buying opportunity.

  3. Jimmy MacDonald:

    We did wake up around 1 a.m.to the epically dramatic thunder of avalanches directly above us, for about five minutes, ice calved in sequence and had little sign of stopping.

  4. Lise Johnson:

    There are definitely some improvements but it’s not a dramatic reform, i don’t think there is enough clarity on fair and equitable treatment to reduce the scope for arbitrators to interpret it creatively.

  5. Stephen Evans:

    The data show that there is only a small difference between the groups in improvement, these improvements are not dramatic - they are not a' game changer' in the terrible jargon, but at least there is some genuine evidence of improvement. For the patients it is good news that few died, but the evidence therefore that remdesivir improves mortality in these patients is uncertain and limited.

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