What does tragic mean?

Definitions for tragic
ˈtrædʒ ɪktrag·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tragic.

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

How to pronounce tragic?

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How to say tragic in sign language?

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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. Kurt Vonnegut:

    There is a tragic flaw in our precious Constitution, and I dont know what can be done to fix it. This is it Only nut cases want to be president.

  2. Chris Christie:

    A plumbing repair ignited a fire in the wall which then spread through the building, it was accidental, there was nothing suspicious about it, and we have complete verification and there's no doubt about it. It was just a tragic accident.

  3. Chief Executive Carsten Spohr:

    When it comes to safety, Lufthansa has a reputation for safety, which has not been hurt or damaged by this tragic accident.

  4. Southwest Airlines:

    The entire Southwest Airlines Family is devastated and extends its deepest, heartfelt sympathy to the customers, employees, family members and loved ones affected by this tragic event.

  5. Joe Biden:

    The important aspect of my complicated divorce( like all divorces) and an equally complicated life, marked by the tragic loss of my mother, sister and brother is this : My father has been a constant source of love and strength in my life, even though my life has been played out in the media, because I am a Joe Biden, my father never once suggested that the family's public profile should be my priority. The priority has always been clear for my dad, as it is, now, for me : Never run from a struggle. Love people and find a way to love yourself. And remember that the two things are very much connected.

Images & Illustrations of tragic

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