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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tragicallyadverb

    in a tragic manner; with tragic consequences

    "the adventure ended tragically"; "tragically, she contracted AIDS"


  1. tragicallyadverb

    In a tragic manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Tragicallyadverb

    Etymology: from tragical.

    Juvenal’s genius was sharp and eager; and as his provocations were great, he has revenged them tragically. Dryden.


  1. tragically

    Tragically refers to something that causes, involves, or increases the likelihood of great suffering, distress, or death, often in a manner that evokes a sense of deep sorrow, horror, or pity. Furthermore, it can also refer to something that occurs or is done in an extremely unfortunate or calamitous way.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tragically in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tragically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tragically in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    He had a long history of violent crime, infatuation with extremism and mental instability, as the siege unfolded yesterday, he sought to cloak his actions with the symbolism of the (Islamic State) death cult. Tragically, there are people in our community ready to engage in politically motivated violence.

  2. Stephen Fowler:

    I may be Stephen Fowler, but today I'm standing here as the father of a murder victim. We are just distraught, this has really torn two families apart, it's a love story that's ended tragically, it really is -- it's the worst ever love story because we now have two young people who had everything ahead of them, tragically murdered.

  3. Marty Block:

    We have learned that the purveyors of hate tragically often follow their vile speech with criminal acts of terror, we've seen it around the world. I pray that's not going to be the case in this instance.

  4. Herman Melville, Moby Dick:

    For all men tragically great are made so through a certain morbidness.

  5. John Green:

    She's the kind of person who either dies tragically at twenty-seven, like Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin, or else grows up to win, like, the first-ever Nobel Prize for Awesome.

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