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drama

 
Noun drama has 4 senses
  1. play, drama, dramatic play - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
    --1 is a kind of dramatic composition, dramatic work
    --1 has parts: stage direction; act
    --1 has particulars:
     Grand Guignol; theater of the absurd; playlet; miracle play; morality play; mystery play; Passion play; satyr play
    Derived forms: verb dramatize1, verb dramatize2, verb dramatise1, verb dramatise2
  2. drama, dramatic event - an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
    --2 is a kind of episode
    --2 has particulars: night terror
    Derived forms: verb dramatize3, verb dramatize2, verb dramatise2
  3. drama - the literary genre of works intended for the theater
    --3 is a kind of
    writing style, literary genre, genre
    --3 has particulars: closet drama; comedy; tragedy
    Derived forms: verb dramatize1, verb dramatize2, verb dramatise1, verb dramatise2
  4. drama - the quality of being arresting or highly emotional
    --4 is a kind of
    emotionality, emotionalism
    Derived forms: verb dramatize2, verb dramatise2
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