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dramatic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dramatic  \Dra*mat"ic\,  Dramatical  \Dra*mat"ic*al\,  a.  [Gr.  ?, 
  fr  ?:  cf  F.  dramatique.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  drama;  appropriate  to  or  having  the 
  qualities  of  a  drama;  theatrical;  vivid. 
 
  The  emperor  .  .  .  performed  his  part  with  much  dramatic 
  effect.  --Motley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dramatic 
  adj  1:  suitable  to  or  characteristic  of  drama;  "a  dramatic  entrance 
  in  a  swirling  cape";  "a  dramatic  rescue  at  sea"  [ant: 
  {undramatic}] 
  2:  sensational  in  appearance  or  thrilling  in  effect;  "a 
  dramatic  sunset";  "a  dramatic  pause";  "a  spectacular 
  display  of  northern  lights";  "it  was  a  spectacular  play"; 
  "his  striking  good  looks  always  created  a  sensation"  [syn: 
  {spectacular},  {striking}] 
  3:  pertaining  to  or  characteristic  of  drama;  "dramatic  arts" 
  4:  (music;  of  a  singer  or  singing  voice)  marked  by  power  and 
  expressiveness  and  a  histrionic  or  theatrical  style;  "a 
  dramatic  tenor";  "a  dramatic  soprano"  [ant:  {lyric}] 




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