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Adjective untheatrical has 1 sense
  1. untheatrical - not suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater; "a well-written but untheatrical play"; "an untheatrical personality"
    theatrical, histrionic, melodramatic, showy, stagy, stagey

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Term: untheatrical

Part of Speech: Adjective

Sense 1: Not characteristic or evocative of theater; lacking dramatic or theatrical qualities


  1. The movie's untheatrical performances made it feel more like a documentary.
  2. She delivered her presentation in an untheatrical manner, focusing on facts and figures.

Sense 2: Not suitable or appropriate for a theatrical production


  1. The playwright was disappointed when his untheatrical script was rejected by the theater company.
  2. The director decided to make some changes to the play in order to make it less untheatrical.

Sense 3: Not conforming to the norms, conventions, or grandeur of a theater


  1. The classroom was untheatrical, lacking the traditional stage and seating arrangement.
  2. His untheatrical costume choice for the gala event stood out among the glamorous gowns and tuxedos.

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