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?

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How to say dramatic in sign language?

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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. Harry Theochari:

    A dramatic reduction in the availability of debt finance in the London market means that shipping is increasingly turning to structured finance and private equity, This gives New York a distinct advantage, as it has the largest capital markets in the world and far greater access to private equity than any other global financial centre.

  2. Katie Nixon:

    Investors have gotten sort of used to this. Whether we are talking about North Korea or the trade discussions with China... I think investors are recognizing we are at the beginning of the beginning of this, so it's not anything to make dramatic portfolio moves or any significant bets on.

  3. Deputy Environment Minister Jochen Flasbarth:

    This is a dramatic case and it's not good for us but I believe that you can differentiate between irresponsible action in a company and the general climate policy course that Germany is following.

  4. Christine Myatt:

    If the Swedish central bank is really concerned with making a difference on climate change they need to be investing more in ethical producers such as Alberta which have shown dramatic gains in reducing emissions.

  5. David Mamet:

    A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one concerned essentially with the aesthetic politics of its creators may divert or anger, but it cannot enlighten.

Images & Illustrations of dramatic

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