Associations to the word «Dramatic»


DRAMATIC, adjective. Of or relating to the drama.
DRAMATIC, adjective. Striking in appearance or effect.
DRAMATIC, adjective. Having a powerful, expressive singing voice.
DRAMATIC BEAT, noun. (theater) (film) The smallest division of action in a play, film or other work of drama; The moment at which increasing dramatic tension produces a noticable change in the consciousness of one or more characters.
DRAMATIC IRONY, noun. A theatrical effect in which the true meaning of a situation, or some incongruity in the plot, is understood by the audience, but not by the characters in the play.
DRAMATIC PRESENT TENSE, noun. (grammar) historical present tense
DRAMATIC STRUCTURE, noun. The sequence a 5-act play follows including exposition, rising action, climax or turning point, falling action, and denouement or catastrophe. credit Gustav Freytag 1863
DRAMATIC STRUCTURE, noun. (Advertising) one of four formats used in commercials that are designed to affect the audience emotionally, not just rationally: emotional pivot, positive transition, emotional build, and sustained emotion.
DRAMATIC STRUCTURES, noun. Plural of dramatic structure

Dictionary definition

DRAMATIC, adjective. Suitable to or characteristic of drama; "a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape"; "a dramatic rescue at sea".
DRAMATIC, adjective. 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".
DRAMATIC, adjective. Pertaining to or characteristic of drama; "dramatic arts".
DRAMATIC, adjective. Used of a singer or singing voice that is marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style; "a dramatic tenor"; "a dramatic soprano".

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John Locke