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Meaning of TRAGIC

Pronunciation:  'trajik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction; "a tragic face"; "a tragic plight"; "a tragic accident"
  2. [adj]  (drama) of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy; "tragic hero"
 

TRAGIC is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: sad, tragical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Trag"ic\, Tragical \Trag"ic*al\, a. [L. tragicus, Gr.?:
    cf. F. tragique.]
    1. Of or pertaining to tragedy; of the nature or character of
       tragedy; as, a tragic poem; a tragic play or
       representation.
    
    2. Fatal to life; mournful; terrible; calamitous; as, the
       tragic scenes of the French revolution.
    
    3. Mournful; expressive of tragedy, the loss of life, or of
       sorrow.
    
             Why look you still so stern and tragical ? --Shak.
       -- {Trag"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Trag"ic*al*ness}, n.
    
    
  2. \Trag"ic\, n.
    1. A writer of tragedy. [Obs.]
    
    2. A tragedy; a tragic drama. [Obs.]
    
    
 

 

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