Definitions For Tragedy


  • Drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity
  • An event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  • A very bad event that causes great sadness and often involves someone's death
  • A very sad, unfortunate, or upsetting situation : something that causes strong feelings of sadness or regret
  • A play, movie, etc., that is serious and has a sad ending (such as the death of the main character)

Is Tragedy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Tragedy is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tragedy in a Sentence

  • Her son's death was a terrible tragedy.
  • The situation ended in tragedy when the gunman shot and killed two students.
  • The biggest tragedy here is that the accident could have easily been prevented.

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Antonyms for Tragedy

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