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Drama Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the quality of being arresting or highly emotional
  • the literary genre of works intended for the theater
  • a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
  • an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway" ,
  • an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional ,
  • the literary genre of works intended for the theater ,
  • the quality of being arresting or highly emotional

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Drama Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Drama is a type of literature. A drama can be in the form of a novel, television show, movie, play or dance. Although drama is a Greek word meaning "action", most dramas focus more on the relationships between people than on the actions. Dramas usually have a serious feel to them. Drama is considered the opposite of comedy, but drama and comedy can be used at the same time.



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'Drama' example sentence in quotations


* It is only by introducing the young to great literature, drama and music, and to the excitement of great science that we open to them the possibilities that lie within the human spirit -- enable them to see visions and dream dreams. - Eric Anderson

* I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries. - Frank Capra

* It's hard enough to write a good drama, it's much harder to write a good comedy, and it's hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. Which is what life is. - Jack Lemmon


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Drama Sample Sentences in News


  • Japan's popular morning drama takes an international twist
    When she came across a casting notice for a part in a Japanese TV drama set almost a century ago, something made Charlotte Kate Fox overcome her skepticism. At the time she was more interested in finding a day job than in pursuing what seemed like an improbable career move. Read more on this news related to 'Drama'
  • Drama recounts island life in 1700s
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  • Week 4: Winston drama won't end, Amari Cooper, Big Ten and more
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