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adjective as in having a theme

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Example Sentences

When you consider how many current shows’ thematic reach exceeds their grasp, that’s kind of refreshing.

From Time

While there are some rewarding side quests that may speed along this process, needing to buy each one of the dozens of weapons in the game doesn’t seem to serve any narrative or thematic purpose besides prolonging the play time.

It’s a setup rich with dramatic as well as thematic potential.

From Time

One I received about two months ago lacked the thematic optimism of the others.

I think it’s going to end up being more thematic in terms of how we think about identifiers.

From Digiday

When he first pitched it to me for The Dark Knight, I liked the thematic idea, but I found it possibly a little far-fetched.

The exhibition explores four thematic roads, the first of which is the routes of our earliest ancestors.

Domestic violence, for example, has provided thematic fodder for generations of writers and filmmakers.

Do you see thematic similarities between The Leftovers and Lost?

With Do It Again, is that cohesion musical, sonic, or thematic?

The thematic material is almost entirely derivative and imitative, of an unequaled mediocrity and depressingness.

There are whole passages that exist only in obedience to some scholastic demand for thematic inversions and deformations.

Not all of her works have been published, but all show good thematic material and an unusual sense of musical form.

Thematic elaboration is only hinted at, except in the well worked-out middle movement of the finale.

This is most obviously apparent in those parts where thematic elaboration predominates, which are richer and freer than hitherto.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thematic, such as: confined, insular, limited, parochial, particular, and regional.

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