Origin of dramatic
Examples from the Web for dramatic
In the end, I find it never fails to modernize even the most dramatic things.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It opens with Huckabee's dramatic recollection of going through security at the airport.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In a dramatic twist on mistletoe reproduction, their seeds explode, literally.
Yet even as the Germans wallowed in bitter self-pity, another defeated superpower underwent a dramatic turnaround.
But these dramatic increases in spending and teachers have not yielded a notable change in overall student outcomes.
She was not exactly disappointed, although it robbed the crime of one of its most dramatic elements—ingratitude.The Old Flute-Player|Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
Dramatic instinct as applied to listening on the stage, and everywhere, is apt to be overlooked.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue|S. S. Curry
A story which has in it so strong a dramatic element that it will attract readers of all ages and of either sex.With the Swamp Fox|James Otis
Nevertheless, no other dramatic writer approaches Shakespeare so closely.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
To trace Maeterlinck's dramatic development is like watching a materialization at a sance.Major Prophets of To-Day|Edwin E. Slosson
British Dictionary definitions for dramatic
Word Origin and History for dramatic
1580s, from Late Latin dramaticus, from Greek dramatikos "pertaining to plays," from drama (genitive dramatos; see drama). Meaning "full of action and striking display, fit for a drama" is from 1725. Dramatic irony is recorded from 1907. Related: Dramatical; dramatically.