Significado de “tragic” - Diccionario inglés

tragic en inglés británico

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tragicadjective

uk /ˈtrædʒ.ɪk/ us /ˈtrædʒ.ɪk/

B2 very sad, often involving death and suffering:

His friends were deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic news of his death.
The bomb explosion resulted in a tragic loss of life.
Hospital authorities admitted that a tragic mistake/error had been made.
It is tragic that the theatre has had to close.

belonging or relating to literature about death or suffering:

During his acting career, he has played all Shakespeare's great tragic heroes.

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tragically
adverb uk /ˈtrædʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˈtrædʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/

C2

She died tragically young.
Tragically, the side-effects of the drug were not discovered until many people had been seriously damaged by it.

(Definición de tragic de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

tragic en inglés americano

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tragicadjective

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.

(Definición de tragic de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)