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1. drama

noun. ['ˈdrɑːmə'] a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage.

Synonyms

  • miracle play
  • satyr play
  • stage direction
  • dramatic composition
  • theater of the absurd
  • play
  • act
  • mystery play
  • dramatic work
  • dramatic play
  • playlet
  • Grand Guignol
  • Passion play

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • stay in place
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • δρᾶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • δράω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Drama

  • valderrama
  • guadarrama
  • balderrama
  • yokoyama
  • yokohama
  • tokuyama
  • takayama
  • sugiyama
  • sasayama
  • nishiyama
  • nakayama
  • maruyama
  • kuriyama
  • katayama
  • kashiyama
  • hirayama
  • fukuyama
  • fujiyama
  • dhlakama
  • yoneyama
  • saitama
  • kageyama
  • gyuhama
  • akiyama
  • toyama
  • sazama
  • salama
  • pajama
  • nakama
  • murayama

How do you pronounce drama?

Pronounce drama as ˈdrɑmə.

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Sentences with drama


1. Noun, singular or mass
Their goal is to analyze the ways the structure and language add to the drama in the poem.

Quotes about drama


1. Sometimes I find I'm wearing a divided, split brain in terms of drama and humor.
- Ridley Scott

2. And you know, whether it's drama or comedy, the best work is based on truth. It's just that, with comedy, the circumstances are just crazy-heightened, and you have these crazy things thrown at you. But you still have to do it truthfully, because that's where the humor comes from. So it's not that difficult to cross over.
- Tony Hale

3. I think great humor lies in playing the truth of a situation. I see myself as a performer and that applies to a Greek drama or a modern comedy.
- Brendan Coyle

2. drama

noun. ['ˈdrɑːmə'] an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional.

Synonyms

  • night terror
  • dramatic event

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • activity
  • fail

Etymology

  • δρᾶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • δράω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. drama

noun. ['ˈdrɑːmə'] the literary genre of works intended for the theater.

Synonyms

  • comedy
  • literary genre
  • writing style
  • genre
  • closet drama

Antonyms

  • comedy
  • underact
  • tightness
  • immovability

Etymology

  • δρᾶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • δράω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. drama

noun. ['ˈdrɑːmə'] the quality of being arresting or highly emotional.

Synonyms

  • emotionalism
  • undramatic
  • emotionality

Antonyms

  • undramatic
  • dramatic
  • inactivity
  • overact

Etymology

  • δρᾶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • δράω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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