Origin of drama
Examples from the Web for drama
Nowhere to be found is the anguish, the drama, the pain of an athlete on that level who considering walking away.
Few series arrive with the buzz of Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The drama transfixed the normally calm Sydney, known for its laid-back vibe and relaxed population.
Kerry Washington - Scandal Is there room for only one Shonda Rhimes darling in Best Actress in a Drama?
It deserves all the trophies in the world, and yet still somehow was snubbed for Drama Series at the most recent Emmys.
The French, prior to the Revolution, were passionately fond of the drama, which was then entirely founded on the Greek model.
The decisive incidents seem to be brought in like the deus ex machina of the later Greek drama.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
He refused to be drawn into discussions of the so-called "high brow" drama.Charles Frohman: Manager and Man|Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
On the very first day of his holidays he was become the central figure of a Chinatown drama.Tales of Chinatown|Sax Rohmer
The drama also had much fascination for him, and he wrote several poems, and made an epitome of Dugdale's Monasticon.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
British Dictionary definitions for drama
Word Origin for drama
Word Origin and History for drama
1510s, from Late Latin drama "play, drama," from Greek drama (genitive dramatos) "play, action, deed," from dran "to do, act, perform" (especially some great deed, whether good or bad), from PIE *dere- "to work." Drama queen attested by 1992.