verb (used with object), dram·a·tized, dram·a·tiz·ing.
to put into a form suitable for acting on a stage.
to express or represent vividly, emotionally, or strikingly: He dramatizes his woes with sobs and sighs.
verb (used without object), dram·a·tized, dram·a·tiz·ing.
to express oneself in a dramatic or exaggerated way.
Also especially British, dram·a·tise.
Origin of dramatize
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(tr) to put into dramatic form
to express or represent (something) in a dramatic or exaggerated wayhe dramatizes his illness
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