Simple Definition of dramatize
: to make (a book, an event, etc.) into a play, movie, television show, etc.
: to make a situation seem more important or serious than it really is
: to show (something that might not be noticed) in a clear and effective way
Examples of dramatize
The movie dramatizes her early life.
The book is dramatized in a new play.
I know I tend to dramatize things but it really was awful.
She cited a series of statistics to dramatize the seriousness of the problem.
This tragedy dramatizes the need for improvements in highway safety.
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