dramatize dramatize  /d ˈrɑ mə ˌtaɪz/


  1. (v) put into dramatic form
  2. (v) represent something in a dramatic manner
  3. (v) add details to


  1. Most powerful is that, at their intimate best, the shows can out-dramatize fictional TV drama.
  2. The idea was to dramatize his candidacy as a political independent in the city's mayoral race next year.
  3. What the film tries to do is to dramatize issues to allow you to see the struggle within these people on an emotional level.


  1. Zimmerman acquittal spurs Chicago protests

    About 150 people staged a rally on the Daley Center Plaza Sunday, to protest Saturday’s acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, and to dramatize their claim that the justice system is broken. The same sentiment …
    on July 15, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

  2. Jeff Daniels: I own Will McAvoy in 'Newsroom' season two

    The first season of Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama "The Newsroom" bitterly divided viewers: Some embraced its depiction of the fast-paced world of cable news. Others found it overwrought and tuned in to "hate-watch" as the show dramatized current events to reveal the inner workings of the media.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: CNN


  1. "You can't make a loss any bigger than it is," Bryant said. "You can't over-dramatize the situation. It's a loss. It won't make or break our season."
    on Dec 30, 2006 By: Kobe Bryant Source: SI.com

  2. "I used my pants to illustrate that we were getting our tails whipped on Sunday and how humiliating that should feel for all of us," Singletary said on 49ers.com. "I needed to do something to dramatize my point."
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Mike Singletary Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "The phrase I was taught as a young person is the soul of a man is exposed when you get hit in the face," coach Urban Meyer said Sunday. "I don't want to over-dramatize a loss in football with some of the major issues in life. But the soul of...
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Urban Meyer Source: Gatorsports.com

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