英 ['dræstɪk; 'drɑː-]
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- drastic: see drama
- drastic (adj.)
- 1690s, originally medical, "forceful, vigorous, especially in effect on bowels," from Greek drastikos "effective, efficacious; active, violent," from drasteon "(thing) to be done," from dran "to do, act, perform." Sense of "extreme, severe" is first recorded 1808. Related: Drastically.
- 1. Now there is a dawning realisation that drastic action is necessary.
- 2. There are going to have to be some drastic changes.
- 3. Linda knew that for both their sakes she must take drastic action.
- 4. The situation brings home to us the need for drastic preventive measures.
- 5. The situation brings home to us the need for drastic preventive actions.
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