Share this entry

Share this page

undramatic

Syllabification: un·dra·mat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌəndrəˈmadik
 
/

Definition of undramatic in English:

adjective

1Lacking the qualities expected in drama: an undramatic libretto
More example sentences
  • Yet for all its spectacle, including the climax, when Orpheus is all lit up as a constellation, the ballet's narrative element is undramatic and Bintley's love duets are disappointingly bland.
  • This Little Life is like that - unassuming, undramatic, moving, utterly compelling and highly recommended.
  • This undramatic recording by Opera Lafayette of Washington DC stems from a 2002 staging.
1.1Unexciting: research tends to be undramatic and unglamorous
More example sentences
  • Unexciting and undramatic, maybe, but this would virtually double the effects at the grass roots.
  • Any changes undertaken to avoid these deaths will probably be undramatic, and lacking in the public attention given to Sarah's Law.
  • It is a splendid novel composed with a poised restraint and admirably captures the contrast between Henry James's vibrant fiction and the elusive, undramatic quality of his own life.

Definition of undramatic in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on undramatic

Nearby words


Translate undramatic

into Spanish
Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…