diegetic
[ dahy-uh-jet-ik ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1970s; Greek from diegesis + -etic, after French or Greek
Synonyms
  • sound
Definition
(of sound in a movie, television program, etc.) occurring within the context of the story and able to be heard by the characters
Example
The diegetic sounds were a crucial element of the movie.
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