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dramatic

  

      adj  
1    of or relating to drama  
2    like a drama in suddenness, emotional impact, etc.  
3    striking; effective  
4    acting or performed in a flamboyant way  
5      (Music)   (of a voice) powerful and marked by histrionic quality  
  dramatically      adv  


dramatic irony  
      n     (Theatre)   the irony occurring when the implications of a situation, speech, etc., are understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play  
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dramatic

  
1    dramaturgic, dramaturgical, theatrical, Thespian  
2    breathtaking, climactic, electrifying, emotional, exciting, high-octane     (informal)   melodramatic, sensational, shock-horror     (facetious)   startling, sudden, suspenseful, tense, thrilling  
3    affecting, effective, expressive, impressive, moving, powerful, striking, vivid  
  
Antonyms     
  
2 & 3    ordinary, run-of-the-mill, undramatic, unexceptional, unmemorable  

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adj.
Everything one wants in life, but in a much more dramatic sense.
[Slang] Used in slang as an adjective since 2015. Instead of “these are my goals,” you would say, “Gigi Hadid is goals.”
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