Passion play


Passion play
Synonyms and related words:
Grand Guignol, Tom show, antimasque, audience success, ballet, bomb, broadcast drama, burlesque show, charade, cliff hanger, closet drama, comedy drama, critical success, daytime serial, dialogue, documentary drama, drama, dramalogue, dramatic play, dramatic series, duodrama, duologue, epic theater, experimental theater, extravaganza, failure, flop, gasser, giveaway, happening, hit, hit show, improvisational drama, legitimate drama, masque, melodrama, minstrel show, miracle, miracle play, monodrama, monologue, morality, morality play, music drama, musical revue, mystery, mystery play, opera, pageant, panel show, pantomime, pastoral, pastoral drama, piece, play, playlet, problem play, psychodrama, quiz show, radio drama, review, revue, sensational play, serial, show, sitcom, situation comedy, sketch, skit, soap, soap opera, sociodrama, spectacle, stage play, stage show, straight drama, success, suspense drama, tableau, tableau vivant, talk show, teleplay, television drama, television play, theater of cruelty, total theater, variety show, vaudeville, vaudeville show, vehicle, word-of-mouth success, work

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Passion play — Passion Pas sion, n. [F., fr. L. passio, fr. pati, passus, to suffer. See {Patient}.] 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passion play — n. a religious play reenacting the Passion of Jesus …   English World dictionary

  • passion play — n a play that tells the story of the suffering and death of Jesus Christ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Passion play — Passion ,play noun count a play about the death of Jesus Christ according to the Bible, often performed at Easter …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • passion play — ► NOUN ▪ a play about Christ s crucifixion …   English terms dictionary

  • Passion play — A Passion play is a dramatic presentation depicting the Passion of Christ: the trial, suffering and death of Jesus Christ. It is a traditional part of Lent in several Christian denominations, particularly in Catholic tradition.Origin and history… …   Wikipedia

  • passion play — a dramatic representation of the passion of Christ, as that given every ten years at the Bavarian village of Oberammergau. Also, Passion Play. [1865 70] * * * Religious drama of medieval origin dealing with the suffering, death, and resurrection… …   Universalium

  • Passion play — noun a play representing the Passion of Christ • Hypernyms: ↑play, ↑drama, ↑dramatic play * * * ↑passion play * * * ˈPassion play [Passion play] noun a play about the suffering and death of Jesus Christ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Passion play — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Passion play : singular Passion play plural Passion plays a play about the death of Jesus Christ according to the Bible, often performed at Easter …   English dictionary

  • passion play — noun A play depicting the Passion of Christ or any analogous religious story of martyrdom, such as the Muslim taziya …   Wiktionary