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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dramatic \Dra*mat"ic\ (dr[.a]*m[a^]t"[i^]k), Dramatical \Dra*mat"ic*al\ (dr[.a]*m[a^]t"[i^]*kal), a. [Gr. dramatiko`s, fr. dra^ma: cf. F. dramatique.] Of or pertaining to the drama; as, dramatic arts. [WordNet sense 3] [1913 Webster] 2. suitable to or characteristic of or having the qualities of, a drama; theatrical; as, a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape; a dramatic rescue at sea. Opposite of undramatic. [WordNet sense 1] [Narrower terms: melodramatic; awe-inspiring, spectacular] [WordNet 1.5] The emperor . . . performed his part with much dramatic effect. --Motley. [1913 Webster] 3. striking in appearance or effect; vivid; having a thrilling effect; as, a dramatic sunset; a dramatic pause. [WordNet sense 2] Syn: spectacular, striking. [WordNet 1.5] 4. (Music) marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style; -- of a singer or singing voice; as, a dramatic tenor; a dramatic soprano. Contrasted to lyric. [WordNet sense 4] [WordNet 1.5]