Meaning of dramatize

dram•a•tize

Pronunciation: (dram'u-tīz", drä'mu-), [key]
— v., -tized, -tiz•ing.
—v.t.
  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.
—v.i.
  1. to express oneself in a dramatic or exaggerated way.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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