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Definitions for tragic
ˈtrædʒ ɪktrag·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tragic, tragical(adj)

    very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction

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

  2. tragic(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy

    "tragic hero"

Wiktionary

  1. tragic(Adjective)

    Causing great sadness or suffering.

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

  2. tragic(Adjective)

    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. Tragic(adj)

    alt. of Tragical

  2. Tragic(noun)

    a writer of tragedy

  3. Tragic(noun)

    a tragedy; a tragic drama

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  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. Shop President Gordon Reid:

    Our hearts go out to the families of the victims, our associates, customers and the first responders who have responded heroically to this tragic situation.

  2. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray:

    The tragic events in Charlottesville today have accelerated the announcement I intended to make next week.

  3. Joseph Conrad:

    What makes mankind tragic is not that they are the victims of nature, it is that they are conscious of it.

  4. Lehigh University spokeswoman Lori Friedman:

    Our thoughts are with the students and their families, as well as the other individuals who were involved in this tragic circumstance.

  5. Aurora Police Department:

    This incident was not only tragic, but incredibly heartbreaking for the involved family, the community, and Denver Police Department, in order to conduct a comprehensive investigation, we continue to methodically collect evidence, interview witnesses, and review all available recordings, to include the body worn cameras of all involved officers.

Images & Illustrations of tragic

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