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tragic

adjective  us   /ˈtrædʒ·ɪk/
very sad because connected with death and suffering: Two men lost their lives in a tragic accident. In the theater, tragic means having to do with a tragedy (= type of play having a sad ending): a tragic actor
tragically
adverb  us   /ˈtrædʒ·ɪ·kli/
Tragically, the side effects of the drug were not discovered until many people had been seriously hurt by it.
Translations of “tragic”
in Korean 비극적인…
in Arabic مَأساوي…
in Portuguese trágico…
in Catalan tràgic…
in Japanese 痛ましい, 悲惨な…
in Italian tragico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 哀痛的, 悲慘的, 悲劇的…
in Russian трагический…
in Turkish feci, korkunç, trajik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 哀痛的, 悲惨的, 悲剧的…
in Polish tragiczny…
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