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verb (used with object), dram·a·tized, dram·a·tiz·ing.

  1. to put into a form suitable for acting on a stage.
  2. to express or represent vividly, emotionally, or strikingly: He dramatizes his woes with sobs and sighs.

verb (used without object), dram·a·tized, dram·a·tiz·ing.

  1. to express oneself in a dramatic or exaggerated way.

verb

  1. (tr) to put into dramatic form
  2. to express or represent (something) in a dramatic or exaggerated wayhe dramatizes his illness

v.1780s, “to adopt for the stage,” see drama (Greek stem dramat-) + -ize. Meaning “to act out” is from 1823. Related: Dramatized; dramatizing.

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