Tragic
Tragic Trag"ic, n. 1. A writer of tragedy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. A tragedy; a tragic drama. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Tragic — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Fatal to life; mournful; terrible; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tragic — [traj′ik] adj. [L tragicus < Gr tragikos] 1. of, or having the nature of, tragedy 2. like or characteristic of tragedy; bringing great harm, suffering, etc.; calamitous, disastrous, fatal, etc. 3. appropriate to the acting of tragedy [in a… …   English World dictionary

  • tragic — (adj.) 1540s, calamitous, disastrous, fatal, shortened from tragical (late 15c.), modeled on L. tragicus, from Gk. tragikos of or pertaining to tragedy, lit. of or pertaining to a goat, and probably referring to a satyr impersonated by a goat… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tragic — index deplorable, dire, disastrous, fatal, lamentable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tragic — англ. [тра/джик] tragico ит. [тра/джико] tragique фр. [тражи/к] tragisch нем. [тра/гиш] трагически …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • tragic — [adj] catastrophic, very bad adverse, anguished, appalling, awful, calamitous, cataclysmic, crushing, deadly, deathly, deplorable, desolate, destructive, dire, disastrous, doleful, dreadful, fatal, fateful, forlorn, grievous, grim, hapless,… …   New thesaurus

  • tragic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) extremely distressing or sad. 2) suffering extreme distress or sadness. 3) relating to tragedy in a literary work. DERIVATIVES tragical adjective tragically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • tragic — tragically, adv. tragicalness, n. /traj ik/, adj. 1. characteristic or suggestive of tragedy: tragic solemnity. 2. extremely mournful, melancholy, or pathetic: a tragic plight. 3. dreadful, calamitous, disastrous, or fatal: a tragic event. 4. of …   Universalium

  • tragic — [[t]træ̱ʤɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED A tragic event or situation is extremely sad, usually because it involves death or suffering. It was just a tragic accident. ...the tragic loss of so many lives... The circumstances are tragic but we have to act… …   English dictionary

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