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Noun
An event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress
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“The media has described the recent tragedy as a natural disaster.”
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A play dealing with tragic events and having an unhappy ending
“This turns the play into a gripping tragedy and a moving tale of human frailty.”
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A person harmed or killed as a result of an unfortunate event or action
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The worst possible outcome or an extremely bad situation
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An emotionally charged film, novel, song, opera, television episode, etc.
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The quality of evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret
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An account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment
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A person's predestined situation or status in life
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Series of trials
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