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tragedy

trag·e·dy

tragedy

 
 
pronunciation:
trae jih di
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part of speech: noun
inflections: tragedies
definition 1: a disaster; a very sad event.
It was a tragedy when the ship sank.
synonyms:
blow, calamity, catastrophe, disaster
antonyms:
blessing, miracle
similar words:
affliction, misfortune, mishap
definition 2: a play or story about serious events or ideas that usually ends with the death of the main character or characters.
antonyms:
comedy
similar words:
drama
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