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Meaning & Definition of Tragedy in English

English

Tragedy

/træʤədi/

noun

1. An event resulting in great loss and misfortune

  • "The whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"
  • "The earthquake was a disaster"
    synonym:
  • calamity
  • ,
  • catastrophe
  • ,
  • disaster
  • ,
  • tragedy
  • ,
  • cataclysm

2. Drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance

  • Excites terror or pity
    synonym:
  • tragedy

Examples of using

The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.
The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic.
I prefer comedy to tragedy.