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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trag·ic Trag·ic·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to tragedy; of the nature or character of tragedy; as, a tragic poem; a tragic play or representation.
 2. Fatal to life; mournful; terrible; calamitous; as, the tragic scenes of the French revolution.
 3. Mournful; expressive of tragedy, the loss of life, or of sorrow.
    Why look you still so stern and tragical ?   --Shak.
 -- Trag*ic*al*ly, adv. -- Trag*ic*al*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : very sad; especially involving grief or death or
            destruction; "a tragic face"; "a tragic plight"; "a
            tragic accident" [syn: tragic]