Acting and Drama


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Acting noun – The performance of a part or role in a drama.
Drama is a synonym for acting in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Drama" instead a noun "Acting", when it comes to topics like theatrical mannerisms.
Nearby Words: act, action, active, acted, actor
Synonyms for Acting


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Drama noun – The public performance of plays.
Usage example: he has been interested in drama from the first time he ever saw a play

Acting is a synonym for drama in activity topic. You can use "Acting" instead a noun "Drama", if it concerns topics such as theatre, theatrical mannerisms.
Nearby Words: dramatic, dramatize, dramatics, dramatist, dramatical
Synonyms for Drama

How words are described

live live acting live drama
emotional emotional acting emotional drama
human human acting human drama
good good acting good drama
Other adjectives: full, best, short, original, actual, real, big, great, serious, little, horrible, new, early, dramatic, less, occasional, realistic, over-the-top.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Persona 4 The drama club student, Yumi realizes that she only liked acting as an escape from her home life and quits the drama club to help her mother.
  • His drama teacher is the only one that catches on to the fact that Light is acting ALL THE TIME.
  • Series / Sunset Beach Drama Queen: Annie's dreams often include a burn (or two) to LAD's hand-on-forehead style of acting.
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