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Definition of Tragic

Tragic

  1. Alt. of Tragical
  2. A writer of tragedy.
  3. A tragedy; a tragic drama.

Tragic Quotations

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
Dale Carnegie

Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Stephen Hawking

You can't build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know that when a lot of frightened people are running around with edged weaponry, there are deaths. Stupid deaths, usually. I'm not writing 'The A-Team' - if there's a fight going on, people will get hurt. Not letting this happen would be a betrayal.
Terry Pratchett

Racism and injustice and violence sweep our world, bringing a tragic harvest of heartache and death.
Billy Graham

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.
Erich Fromm
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Tragic Translations

tragic in Dutch is tragisch
tragic in French is tragique
tragic in German is tragisch
tragic in Italian is tragico
tragic in Swedish is tragisk
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