dramatize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To adapt (a literary work) for dramatic presentation, like in a theater or on tv or radio.
    • To present or see in a dramatic or melodramatic way.
    • To write in the form of the drama; to represent in a drama; to adapt to dramatic representation.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • is adaptable to dramatic type.
    • To enjoy self-dramatization.
  • verb:
    • To adjust a literary work so that it can be carried out into the theater, or on radio or tv.
    • to provide something in a dramatic or melodramatic fashion.
    • placed into dramatic type
    • represent anything in a dramatic fashion
    • add details to
  • others:
    • To make a drama of; put into dramatic form; adapt for representation from the phase: as, to dramatize an incident or an adventure; to dramatize a legend or a novel.
    • expressing or manifest dramatically; bring out in a dramatic or theatrical manner.
    • additionally spelled dramatise.

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