drama
noun Etymology: Late Latin dramat-, drama, from Greek, deed, drama, from dran to do, act Date: 1515 1. a. a composition in verse or prose intended to portray life or character or to tell a story usually involving conflicts and emotions through action and dialogue and typically designed for theatrical performance ; playcompare closet drama b. a movie or television production with characteristics (as conflict) of a serious play; broadly a play, movie, or television production with a serious tone or subject <
a police drama
>
2. dramatic art, literature, or affairs 3. a. a state, situation, or series of events involving interesting or intense conflict of forces b. dramatic state, effect, or quality <
the drama of the courtroom proceedings
>

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