Definition for drama

noun as in theatrical piece; acting

noun as in turmoil in real life

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Calls for new taxpayer support of the Postal Service have increased during the pandemic and the latest drama has brought renewed attention to the agency’s plight.

The greatest visual drama comes from the planet’s rings, viewed from a unique perspective.

That’s not to say the ensuing drama around TikTok won’t affect advertisers’ plans.

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It “plays out the whole drama of courtship, marriage, and parenthood in terms of types of behavior believed to be innate and therefore appropriate for one sex or for the other.”

Nature’s fireworks can light the sky with electrifying drama.

Rashad was there to celebrate the release of the Civil Rights drama Selma.

How about baby drama with little Abijean and the Wee Baby Seamus?

More than 20 million people tuned in to a broadcast network drama and saw two gay men have explicit sex.

Nowhere to be found is the anguish, the drama, the pain of an athlete on that level who considering walking away.

Few series arrive with the buzz of Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama.

She was therefore prepared to sustain her part in the drama Routemberg was bringing on the tapis.

The overture is over, the curtain is about to rise on the drama of Georgie's married life.

He was also the one and only personage in the drama, concentrating on himself the attention of the audience.

The intensity of this drama, however, being interior, caused little outward disturbance that casual onlookers need have noticed.

He being more musical, and a greater lover of the drama than I, arranged our visits to the theatres and concert halls.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drama, such as: comedy, farce, melodrama, play, production, and scene.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.