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Definition of Drama

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Dramatic
Dramatic Dra*mat"ic, Dramatical Dra*mat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. dramatique.] Of or pertaining to the drama; appropriate to, or having the qualities of, a drama; theatrical; vivid. The emperor . . . performed his part with much dramatic effect. --Motley.
Dramatical
Dramatic Dra*mat"ic, Dramatical Dra*mat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. dramatique.] Of or pertaining to the drama; appropriate to, or having the qualities of, a drama; theatrical; vivid. The emperor . . . performed his part with much dramatic effect. --Motley.
Dramatically
Dramatically Dra*mat"ic*al*ly, adv. In a dramatic manner; theatrically; vividly.
Dramatis personae
Dramatis personae Dram"a*tis per*so"n[ae] [L.] The actors in a drama or play.
Dramatist
Dramatist Dram"a*tist, n. [Cf. F. dramatiste.] The author of a dramatic composition; a writer of plays.
Dramatizable
Dramatizable Dram"a*ti`za*ble, a. Capable of being dramatized.
Dramatization
Dramatization Dram`a*ti*za"tion, n. Act of dramatizing.
Dramatize
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. They dramatized tyranny for public execration. --Motley.
Dramatized
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. They dramatized tyranny for public execration. --Motley.
Dramatizing
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. They dramatized tyranny for public execration. --Motley.
Dramaturgic
Dramaturgic Dram`a*tur"gic, a. Relating to dramaturgy.
Dramaturgist
Dramaturgist Dram"a*tur`gist, n. One versed in dramaturgy. --Carlyle.
Dramaturgy
Dramaturgy Dram"a*tur`gy, n. [Gr. ? dramatic composition; ? drama + a root akin to E. work: cf. F. dramaturgie.] The art of dramatic composition and representation.
Melodramatist
Melodramatist Mel`o*dram"a*tist, n. One who acts in, or writes, melodramas.
Monodrama
Monodrama Mon"o*dra`ma, Monodrame Mon"o*drame, n. [Mono- + Gr. ? drama.] A drama acted, or intended to be acted, by a single person.
Monodramatic
Monodramatic Mon`o*dra*mat"ic, a. Pertaining to a monodrama.
Music drama
Music drama Mu"sic dra`ma An opera in which the text and action are not interrupted by set arias, duets, etc., the music being determined throughout by dramatic appropriateness; musical drama of this character, in general. It involves the use of a kind of melodious declamation, the development of leitmotif, great orchestral elaboration, and a fusion of poetry, music, action, and scene into an organic whole. The term is applied esp. to the later works of Wagner: ``Tristan und Isolde,' ``Die Meistersinger,' ``Rheingold,' ``Walk["u]re,' ``Siegfried,' ``G["o]tterd["a]mmerung,' and ``Parsifal.'

Meaning of Drama from wikipedia

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