verb (used with object), dram·a·tized, dram·a·tiz·ing.
verb (used without object), dram·a·tized, dram·a·tiz·ing.
Origin of dramatize
Examples from the Web for dramatize
The American Apparel adverts are deemed tacky and offensive because they dramatize, brazenly, the sex-drenched time we live in.
It's difficult to imagine anyone better equipped to dramatize these questions than the show's creators.‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From|Andrew Romano|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because it's too cautious to dramatize real problems and too reductive to tackle them realistically.Generic and Superficial ‘Tyrant’ Amerisplains the Middle East|Andrew Romano|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fosse uses poetic dialogue, with rhythmic repetitions and silences, to dramatize life and loneliness.Nobel Literature Prize Favorites for Dummies, According to the Bookies|Jimmy So|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Drutman goes on the dramatize this elite in a number of ways and to slice and dice the data similarly.
In literature, they dramatize stories and illustrate scenes and situations by a sketch with pencil or brush.Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education|Ontario Ministry of Education
And as Philip walked home, thinking how brilliant Evelyn had been in their little talk, he began to dramatize the excursion.That Fortune|Charles Dudley Warner
When we came to dramatize, we can draw a deal of matter from the story, all ready to our hand.The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 3, 1876-1885|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I've got to dramatize woman's disadvantages if I am to preach on the subject.The Precipice|Elia Wilkinson Peattie
He believed that to dramatize such a story would lift what he called "our national epic material" to a higher plane.Henrik Ibsen|Edmund Gosse