non·​dra·​mat·​ic ˌnän-drə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce nondramatic (audio)
: not dramatic
Shakespeare's nondramatic writings
… the documentary-like capture of a fleeting moment of everyday life, its nondramatic unfolding in real time without obtrusive editing …Joseph Luzzi
nondramatically adverb
performed nondramatically

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web That coldness is a hazard of casting nondramatic actors. Robert Daniels, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2022 The new agreement also includes advances for members working in nondramatic programming and safety, said the DGA. Jonathan Handel, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Apr. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nondramatic was in 1856

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“Nondramatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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