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  Definition of tragedy
  1. drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity
  2. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
Similar Words: calamity, catastrophe, disaster, cataclysm

 

Hyponyms: tragicomedy, act of God, force majeure, vis major, inevitable accident, unavoidable casualty, apocalypse, famine, kiss of death, meltdown, plague, visitation

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: tragedija   Chinese: 悲剧  
Dutch: tragedie   Finnish: murhenäytelmä  
French: tragédie   German: Tragödie  
Greek: τραγωδία   Hungarian: tragédia  
Italian: tragedia   Japanese: 悲劇  
Korean: 비극   Portuguese: tragédia  
Russian: трагедия   Spanish: tragedia  
Swedish: tragedi  
 
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