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 for tragic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tragic \Trag"ic\, Tragical \Trag"ic*al\, a. [L. tragicus, Gr.?:
     cf. F. tragique.]
     1. Of or pertaining to tragedy; of the nature or character of
        tragedy; as, a tragic poem; a tragic play or
        representation.
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     2. Fatal to life; mournful; terrible; calamitous; as, the
        tragic scenes of the French revolution.
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     3. Mournful; expressive of tragedy, the loss of life, or of
        sorrow.
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              Why look you still so stern and tragical ? --Shak.
        [1913 Webster] -- Trag"ic*al*ly, adv. --
        Trag"ic*al*ness, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tragic \Trag"ic\, n.
     1. A writer of tragedy. [Obs.]
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     2. A tragedy; a tragic drama. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tragic
      adj 1: very sad; especially involving grief or death or
             destruction; "a tragic face"; "a tragic plight"; "a
             tragic accident" [syn: tragic, tragical]
      2: of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy; "tragic hero"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "tragic":
     appalling, atrocious, awful, baneful, beastly, black, buskined,
     calamitous, cataclysmal, cataclysmic, catastrophic, cheerless,
     cothurned, crushing, deplorable, depressing, destructive, dire,
     disastrous, dismal, distressing, disturbing, dolorous, dreadful,
     fatal, forlorn, funereal, grievous, grim, hapless, heavy, hideous,
     horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, horrifying, ill-fated,
     ill-omened, ill-starred, inauspicious, lachrymose, lamentable,
     lugubrious, melancholy, miserable, morose, mournful, piteous,
     pitiable, pitiful, rotten, ruinous, sad, shocking, star-crossed,
     terrible, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky, unspeakable, upsetting,
     wreckful, wretched
  
  

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