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. Chief Financial Officer Charlie Bracken:

    We want to make small, selective strategic investments in content and you will not see us make dramatic transformative moves for the time being, We have no plans to buy control of ITV.

  2. David K. Shipler:

    Watching foreign affairs is sometimes like watching a magician the eye is drawn to the hand performing the dramatic flourishes, leaving the other hand-the one doing the important job-unnoticed.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    Here is somebody who put his life on the line to defend this country, a veteran, dealing with a terrible, terrible illness, and what was obviously very unsettling is when he used the word suicide, nevada Congressional was the most dramatic and painful moment of the whole town meeting.

  4. Clem Miller:

    At this point, it's hard to see the Greece situation having a dramatic impact on the U.S. outside of just creating a lot of volatility.

  5. Mark Brownstein:

    If you don't look for these things, you don't find them in time, it's a dramatic example of a phenomenon that is common, and it's the reason why it becomes so critically important for the feds and the states to require systematic leak detection and repair programs.

Images & Illustrations of dramatic

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