- dra·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·dra·mat·ic, adjective
- o·ver·dra·mat·ic, adjective
- pre·dra·mat·ic, adjective
- pseu·do·dra·mat·ic, adjective
- qua·si-dra·mat·ic, adjective
- sem·i·dra·mat·ic, adjective
- un·dra·mat·ic, adjective
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How to use dramatic in a sentence
I’m very dramatic and having him be the voice of reason is very helpful.
The pathos of casting wood in a forest and of setting up a lens to see what’s already plainly visible took a dramatic turn during the installation when the great ash tree suddenly collapsed.Sculpture parks are a great way to see art during a pandemic. Here’s why some are better than others. | Sebastian Smee | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
The previously unknown site in Anatolia became a popular sensation, helped by dramatic pictures of the “lost city” whose residents were so strange that women had ruled over men!What archaeologists got wrong about female statues, goddesses, and fertility | Annalee Newitz | February 10, 2021 | Popular-Science
She recounts being struck by lightning in 1991, then spending a couple painful years recovering before traveling around the world, writing about dramatic landscapes and regenerative land practices.What Gretel Ehrlich Gets Wrong About Climate Change | Erin Berger | February 8, 2021 | Outside Online
In the 2018 game’s dramatic final moments, Hulu’s live stream went kerplunk.
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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
It all sounds a bit dramatic, but that cactus feels like something special.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art | Alec Kubas-Meyer | January 2, 2015 | THE 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.
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.Children's Ways | James Sully
When the days were fine, Jean in his basket assisted at the dramatic performance in the market-place.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
dramatic adaptation in expressing various characters, emotions, and motives is potentially very great.
We would classify these two departments in this way, though in the highest dramatic work elements of both phases are combined.
In dramatic interpretation the voice is a much more significant feature relatively than is the detail of gesture in pantomime.
British Dictionary definitions for dramatic
of or relating to drama
like a drama in suddenness, emotional impact, etc
acting or performed in a flamboyant way
music (of a voice) powerful and marked by histrionic quality
- dramatically, adverb
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