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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tragic  \Trag"ic\,  n. 
  1.  A  writer  of  tragedy.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  A  tragedy;  a  tragic  drama.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tragic 
  adj  1:  very  sad;  especially  involving  grief  or  death  or 
  destruction;  "a  tragic  face";  "a  tragic  plight";  "a 
  tragic  accident"  [syn:  {tragical}] 
  2:  (drama)  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  tragedy; 
  "tragic  hero" 




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