HyperDic: dramatic

English > 4 senses of the word dramatic:
ADJECTIVEalldramaticsuitable to or characteristic of drama / drama
alldramatic, spectacular, strikingsensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
pertdramaticpertaining to or characteristic of drama
alldramaticused of a singer or singing voice that is marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style
dramatic > pronunciation
Soundsdrahmae'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > dramatic: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSuitable to or characteristic of drama / drama.
Examples
  • "a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape"
  • "a dramatic rescue at sea"
Attribute ofdramaThe quality of being arresting or highly emotional
Narrowerhammyaffectedly dramatic
melodramaticHaving the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama
spectacularCharacteristic of spectacles or drama / drama
Oppositeundramaticlacking dramatic / dramatic force and quality
Spanishdramático
Nounsdramaan episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
Adverbsdramaticallyin a dramatic manner
English > dramatic: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsensational in appearance or thrilling in effect.
Examples
  • "a dramatic sunset"
  • "a dramatic pause"
Synonymsspectacular, striking
Broaderimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
Spanishasombroso, dramático, espectacular, impresionante
Catalandramàtic, espectacular, impressionant
Nounsdramaan episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
Adverbsdramaticallyin a very impressive manner
English > dramatic: 4 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningpertaining to or characteristic of drama.
Example"dramatic arts"
Spanishdramático, teatral
Nounsdramathe literary genre of works intended for the theater
dramaa dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
Adverbsdramaticallywith respect to dramatic value
English > dramatic: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningUsed of a singer or singing voice that is marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style.
Examples
  • "a dramatic tenor"
  • "a dramatic soprano"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
OppositelyricUsed of a singer or singing voice that is light in volume and modest in range
Spanishdramático

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