HyperDic: tragic

English > 2 senses of the word tragic:
ADJECTIVEalltragic, tragicalvery sad
perttragicof or relating to or characteristic of tragedy
tragic > pronunciation
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English > tragic: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction.
  • "a tragic face"
  • "a tragic plight"
  • "a tragic accident"
BroadersadExperiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
Nounstragedyan event resulting in great loss and misfortune
Adverbstragicallyin a tragic manner
English > tragic: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of tragedy.
Example"tragic hero"
CategorydramaThe literary genre of works intended for the theater
Nounstragedydrama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance

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