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dramatics

Line breaks: dra¦mat|ics
Pronunciation: /drəˈmatɪks
 
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Definition of dramatics in English:

plural noun

1 [treated as singular or plural] The study or practice of acting in and producing plays: she is known internationally for her work in creative dramatics
More example sentences
  • So, who better to direct York Settlement Players in Alan Ayckbourn's study of amateur dramatics, A Chorus Of Disapproval?
  • She appeared almost troubled by that fact, which was either the result of extensive amateur dramatics practice, or else she actually felt that way.
  • Her love for amateur operatics and dramatics has also led to fascinating work as a dresser for the Good Old Days, Opera North and the Northern Ballet.
2Theatrically exaggerated or overemotional behaviour: cut out the dramatics
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  • In fact, stamp your feet and run out of the room just to heighten the dramatics.
  • Not to mention the fights, the laughs and the dramatics.
  • After lying on the floor in a fit of dramatics I realized what I had thought - pinky toe.

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