Associations to the word «Tragic»


TRAGIC, adjective. Causing great sadness or suffering.
TRAGIC, adjective. Relating to tragedy in a literary work.
TRAGIC, adjective. (in tabloid newspapers) Involved in a tragedy.
TRAGIC, noun. (Australia) (colloquial) An obsessive fan, a superfan
TRAGIC, noun. (obsolete) A writer of tragedy.
TRAGIC, noun. (obsolete) A tragedy; a tragic drama.
TRAGIC FLAW, noun. (chiefly literary criticism) A personality trait or other characteristic of a real or fictional individual which is immoral, destructive, or otherwise faulty and which leads to the ruin or profound suffering of that individual.
TRAGIC FLAWS, noun. Plural of tragic flaw.
TRAGIC HERO, noun. (drama) A hero who suffers from a tragic flaw that eventually causes his downfall.
TRAGIC HEROES, noun. Plural of tragic hero

Dictionary definition

TRAGIC, adjective. Very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction; "a tragic face"; "a tragic plight"; "a tragic accident".
TRAGIC, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy; "tragic hero".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn