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English definition of “tragic”

tragic

adjective    /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    /ˈtrædʒ·ɪ·kli/ adverb Tragically, the side effects of the drug were not discovered until many people had been seriously hurt by it.
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