What does Tragic mean?

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ˈtrædʒ ɪkTrag·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tragic, tragicaladjective

    very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction

    "a tragic face"; "a tragic plight"; "a tragic accident"

  2. tragicadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy

    "tragic hero"


  1. tragicadjective

    Causing great sadness or suffering.

    Etymology: From τραγικός, from τράγος, a reference to the goat-satyrs of the theatrical plays of the Dorians.

  2. tragicadjective

    Relating to tragedy in a literary work.

    Etymology: From τραγικός, from τράγος, a reference to the goat-satyrs of the theatrical plays of the Dorians.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tragicadjective

    alt. of Tragical

  2. Tragicnoun

    a writer of tragedy

  3. Tragicnoun

    a tragedy; a tragic drama

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tragic' in Adjectives Frequency: #890

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tragic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tragic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Tragic in a Sentence

  1. Alfredo Sanchez:

    I am ultimately responsible and stand accountable, i will forever question my decisions that contributed to this tragic event.

  2. Haywood County:

    We will support both of these families in this tragic loss, drones and canine teams are assisting our ground and swift water rescue teams again today.

  3. Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen:

    Although the storming of the Capitol was a tragic episode in our nation's history, I take some comfort in the resilience of our institutions in the face of such an attack, as demonstrated by Congress's ability to reconvene and fulfill its constitutional duties just hours after the breach.

  4. Julie Bishop:

    This is a very tragic finding. These atrocities must be stopped.

  5. Binghamton University:

    Due to yesterday’s tragic event on campus, all classes are canceled today, Monday, April 16.

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    the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
    • A. sheath
    • B. sweep
    • C. pluck
    • D. canopy

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