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.

  2. tragic(Adjective)

    Relating to tragedy in a literary work.

  3. Origin: 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

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. John McCain:

    As tragic as this is.

  2. Board Chairman Jonathan Welch:

    Tragic, horrific, none describe it.

  3. Elizabeth Barney:

    It is a very horrific and tragic crash.

  4. Sylvia Loehrmann:

    It's so tragic, so sad, so unfathomable.

  5. Brooks Koepka:

    It's a tragic accident, I'm heartbroken.

Images & Illustrations of tragic

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