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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1780s, "to adopt for the stage," see drama (Greek stem dramat- ) + -ize . Meaning "to act out" is from 1823. Related: Dramatized ; dramatizing .
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Dramatize \Dram"a*tize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dramatized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dramatizing .] [Cf. F. dramatiser.] To compose in the form of the drama; to represent in a drama; to adapt to dramatic representation; as, to dramatize a novel, or an historical episode. ...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. 1 To adapt a literary work so that it can be performed in the theatre, or on radio or television. 2 To present something in a dramatic or melodramatic manner.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
verb EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ Some newspapers tend to dramatize reports of property crimes. ▪ Twigg's search for her daughter was dramatized in a TV movie. EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ I can dramatize this by discussing the one time when I did try to aim ...
Word definitions in WordNet
v. put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay" [syn: dramatise , adopt ] represent something in a dramatic manner; "These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth" [syn: dramatise ] add details to [syn: embroider ...
Usage examples of dramatize.
All of my girls heard me dramatize my dates, twirling squeals of excitement around a core of disbelief.
Progress, does not, like his unread imitators, attempt to personify Christianity and Valour: he dramatizes for you the life of the Christian and the Valiant Man.
Niblungs and the tyranny of Alberic, which is unmistakable, as it dramatizes that portion of human activity which lies well within the territory covered by our intellectual consciousness.
They had only to ask one of the local inhabitants sufficiently inconvenienced, and sooner or later the story would emerge, suitably dramatized.
Her hands flew like nightbirds illustrating her points, which were, as far as Colin could tell, excellently dramatized illogical poppycock.
That is to say, the English writer would appear in the Steinway Hall, which was built to hold an audience of over two thousand, and he would dramatize scenes, as I understood it, from his many popular books.
And since, on this world-embracing scale, it was clear that Siegfried must come into conflict with many baser and stupider forces than those lofty ones of supernatural religion and political constitutionalism typified by Wotan and his wife Fricka, these minor antagonists had to be dramatized also in the persons of Alberic, Mime, Fafnir, Loki, and the rest.
Don't laugh, but there've even been a couple of incidents like the poltergeist phenomena they sometimes dramatize on what Herb calls 'the psycho-reality shows'.
It was at this period of her career that she began to type-ize, individualize, synthesize, dramatize, superiorize, analyze, poetize, angelize, neologize, tragedify, prosify, and colossify--you must violate the laws of language to find words to express the newfangled whimsies in which even women here and there indulge.
And far from becoming milder the more it is used, the more an engram is dramatized the more solid is its hold in the circuits.
He no longer dramatized himself, because rather often he forgot himself entirely.
Stories were often dramatized as well as narrated, but no matter how it was expressed, the story and the teller were always the focal point.
Looking back, I recalled that in the past a great number of facts that had impressed me had been conveyed in highly dramatized articles, such as those in the _American Weekly_, and other facts had been conveyed in fictional forms, such as in the stories I read in _Thrilling Wonder_ and _Astonishing_.
After studying them I was able to perceive the methods by which the authors had dramatized their points.
Looking back, I recalled that in the past a great number of facts that had impressed me had been conveyed in highly dramatized articles, such as those in the American Weekly, and other facts had been conveyed in fictional forms, such as in the stories I read in Thrilling Wonder and Astonishing.