Synonyms of 'dramatize'
1 adapt for the stage
The novel has been dramatized.
adapt for the stage
turn into a play
present as a play
put into dramatic form
They have a tendency to dramatize every situation.
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If you exaggerate, you indicate that something is, for example, worse or more important than it really is.
He tends to exaggerate the importance of his job.
pile it on about (informal)
blow up out of all proportion
lay it on thick about (informal)
lay it on with a trowel about (informal)
make a production (out) of (informal)
make a federal case of (US , informal)
If someone overdoes something, they behave in an exaggerated or extreme way.
He overdid his usually quite funny vitriol.
If you say that someone is overstating something, you mean they are describing it in a way that makes it seem more important or serious than it really is.
The importance of health education cannot be overstated.
Thesaurus for dramatize from the Collins English Thesaurus
If a book or story is dramatized , it is written or presented as a play, film , or television drama .