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Definition of tragedy:

  1. A dramatic poem, composed in elevated style, representing a signal action performed by some person or persons, and having a fatal issue; that species of drama which represents the sad or terrible phases of character and life.
  2. A fatal and mournful event; any event in which human lives are lost by human violence, more especially by unauthorized violence.


prosperity, failure, calamity, satire, play, fortune, success, doom, humiliation, struggle, catastrophe, novel, wreck, happiness, disaster, help, cataclysm, lot.

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