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Meaning of “tragic” - Learner’s Dictionary

tragic

adjective     /ˈtrædʒɪk/
B2 very sad, often relating to death and suffering: a tragic accident/death Making people sad, shocked and upset
tragically adverb He was tragically killed in a flying accident at the age of 25.
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…
(Definition of tragic from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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