Definition of 'tragic'
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Example sentences containing 'tragic'
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This was a tragic accident as a result of an act of nature. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Inquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances around this tragic incident. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This appears to be a tragic scuba diving accident. The Sun (2016)It is such a tragic loss. The Sun (2016)It was so tragic and sad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They had a battle and it's just a tragic end. The Sun (2017)This is just one example of tragic, avoidable deaths in our prisons. Times, Sunday Times (2017)As sad and tragic as this is to report, he appears to be beyond help. The Sun (2016)Their actions cause immeasurable pain to families, who must endure tragic, unnecessary losses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's just tragic, a real tragedy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need to stop any more tragic losses. The Sun (2008)We acknowledge that this was a tragic accident. The Sun (2016)Yet what should be a tragic ending just comes across as melodrama. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The best of lives are sad and tragic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We will do things differently as a result of this tragic incident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a tragic and sudden loss. The Sun (2014)The accident was a freak and tragic accident. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is just like a tragic film scenario. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Our thoughts are very much with the families affected by this tragic incident. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Such sentimental explanations of a tragic loss only add embarrassment or fury to the suffering. Christianity Today (2000)She had suffered serious head injuries and we are treating it as a tragic accident. The Sun (2009)The whole thing is just so tragic. The Sun (2009)We would also like to send our condolences to all the other families and people involved in this tragic incident. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is very sad and tragic. The Sun (2015)And it's time we stopped making them into tragic heroes. The Sun (2014)People would like to think it's sad and tragic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was inevitable that the tragic, early death of such a young man would shock the family. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)
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Translations for 'tragic'
British English: tragic /ˈtrædʒɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is tragic is extremely sad, usually because it involves suffering.
It was just a tragic accident.
- American English: tragic
- Arabic: مَأْسَاوِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: trágico
- Chinese: 悲剧的
- Croatian: tragičan
- Czech: tragický
- Danish: tragisk
- Dutch: tragisch
- European Spanish: trágico
- Finnish: traaginen
- French: tragique
- German: tragisch
- Greek: τραγικός
- Italian: tragico
- Japanese: 悲惨な
- Korean: 비극적인
- Norwegian: tragisk
- Polish: tragiczny
- European Portuguese: trágico
- Romanian: tragic
- Russian: трагический
- Spanish: trágico
- Swedish: tragisk
- Thai: น่าสลดใจ
- Turkish: trajik
- Ukrainian: трагічний
- Vietnamese: bi thảm
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