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dra·mat·ic

 (drə-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to drama or the theater.
2. Characterized by or expressive of the action or emotion associated with drama or the theater: a dramatic rescue.
3. Arresting or forceful in appearance or effect: a dramatic sunset.
4. Music Having a powerful, expressive singing voice: a dramatic tenor.

[Late Latin drāmaticus, from Greek drāmatikos, from drāma, drāmat-, drama; see drama.]

dra·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.dramatically - in a very impressive manner; "your performance will improve dramatically"
2.dramatically - in a dramatic manner; "he confessed dramatically"
undramatically - in an undramatic manner
3.dramatically - with respect to dramatic value; "the play was dramatically interesting, but the direction was bad"
Translations
بصورةٍ درامِيَّه
dramaticky
dramatiskt
drámaian
á dramatískan hátt, meî leikrænum hætti
dramaticky
dramatično
çarpıcı/etkileyici bir şekilde

dramatically

[drəˈmætɪkəlɪ] ADV
1. (= markedly) [change] → radicalmente; [increase, improve, rise, fall] → espectacularmente
this plan is dramatically differenteste plan es radicalmente diferente
the results were dramatically betterlos resultados fueron notablemente mejores
2. (= theatrically) [pause, sigh] → de forma teatral, con mucho teatro
3. (Theat) → desde el punto de vista dramático
dramatically, it was very effectivedesde el punto de vista dramático funcionó muy bien

dramatically

[drəˈmætɪkəli] adv
(= tremendously) [change, increase, improve] → considérablement
[say] (= in an exaggerated way) → en dramatisant

dramatically

adv
(= radically) increase, improve, fall, reducedramatisch, enorm; changedramatisch, einschneidend; differentradikal; effectiveextrem; worse, betterdramatisch; this plan is dramatically different from the last onedieser Plan unterscheidet sich radikal or dramatisch vom letzten; a country of dramatically changing landscapesein Land, in dem sich die Landschaft immer wieder dramatisch verändert
(= theatrically)theatralisch; he paused dramaticallyer machte eine theatralische Pause
(Theat) → dramatisch; dramatically, it was very effectivedramatisch gesehen war es sehr wirkungsvoll

dramatically

[drəˈmætɪklɪ] adv (improve, change) → in modo straordinario, moltissimo; (enter, pause) → in modo teatrale

drama

(ˈdraːmə) noun
1. a play for acting on the stage. He has just produced a new drama.
2. plays for the stage in general. modern drama.
3. the art of acting in plays. He studied drama at college.
4. exciting events. Life here is full of drama.
dramatic (drəˈmӕtik) adjective
1. of or in the form of a drama. a dramatic performance.
2. vivid or striking. a dramatic improvement; She made a dramatic entrance.
3. (of a person) showing (too) much feeling or emotion. She's very dramatic about everything.
draˈmatically adverb
ˈdramatist (ˈdrӕ-) noun
a writer of plays.
ˈdramatize, ˈdramatise (ˈdrӕ-) verb
1. to turn into the form of a play. She dramatized the novel for television.
2. to make real events seem like things that happen in a play. She dramatizes everything so!
dramatiˈzation noun
References in classic literature ?
It embarrassed her; for in a cooler, quieter moment it appeared to her, absurd that she should have taken his action so seriously, so dramatically.
Nor will it at all detract from him, dramatically regarded, if either by birth or other circumstances, he have what seems a half wilful overruling morbidness at the bottom of his nature.
I paused, and stood over that cowering lad a whole minute in awful silence; then, in a voice deep, measured, charged with doom, I began, and rose by dramatically graded stages to my colossal climax, which I delivered in as sublime and noble a way as ever I did such a thing in my life: "Go back and tell the king that at that hour I will smother the whole world in the dead blackness of midnight; I will blot out the sun, and he shall never shine again; the fruits of the earth shall rot for lack of light and warmth, and the peoples of the earth shall famish and die, to the last man
Vail, who had returned dramatically, at the precise moment when he was needed, to finish the work that he had begun in 1878.
That's all very well," said the Inspector, when he had taken Abdul's dramatically dying depositions on the steamer, "but you can't hammer a native merely because he laughs at you.
Before very long Dona Rita and Blunt rejoined us and we sat down around the table; but before we could begin to talk a dramatically sudden ring at the front door stilled our incipient animation.
Some of the wise even among themselves 'exclaim against their own succession,' as Hamlet puts it; but lyrically, dramatically, and even historically, I am tenderly attached to them.
But routine, with its ledgers and its copying-ink and its customers, fell like a grey cloud athwart his horizon, blotting out rainbow visions of sudden wealth, dramatically won.
She saw them dramatically, and really seemed herself to live a larger life because she entertained them and visited them in their fastnesses.
Who would be a clerk when he might be a great artist, she asked dramatically, and she besought Philip to believe in himself: that was the great thing.
But he was extremely keen upon this wonderful new weapon Germany had assumed so suddenlv and dramatically.
Terrible as the 'Kreutzer Sonata' was, it had a moral effect dramatically which it lost altogether when the author descended to exegesis, and applied to marriage the lesson of one evil marriage.