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
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    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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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. Frank Tate:

    It's a dramatic improvement.

  2. 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.

  3. Huy Vannak:

    The report is too dramatic and it reflects a criminal intent of HRW to continue to downgrade Cambodia.

  4. George Daniels on Wednesday:

    What were previously theoretical harms have proven to be true. We no longer need to imagine the worst-case scenario ; we are experiencing its dramatic effects in real time.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of dramatic

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