Meaning of dramatic

dra•mat•ic

Pronunciation: (dru-mat'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the drama.
  2. employing the form or manner of the drama.
  3. characteristic of or appropriate to the drama, esp. in involving conflict or contrast; vivid; moving: dramatic colors; a dramatic speech.
  4. highly effective; striking: The silence following his impassioned speech was dramatic.
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