Definition of Tragically

1. Adverb. In a tragic manner; with tragic consequences. "Tragically, she contracted AIDS"

Partainyms: Tragic



Definition of Tragically

1. Adverb. In a tragic manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tragically

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tragically

tragedize
tragedized
tragedizes
tragedizing
tragedy
tragedy of the commons
tragematopolist
tragematopolists
tragi
tragic
tragic flaw
tragic hero
tragic heroes
tragical
tragicality
tragically
tragicalness
tragick
tragicness
tragicomedian
tragicomedians
tragicomedies
tragicomedy
tragicomic
tragicomical
tragicomically
tragics
tragicus
tragicus muscle
tragion

Literary usage of Tragically

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1905)
"Had her life not been brought so tragically and prematurely to a close, her developing powers would probably have gained for her a high place among writers. ..."

2. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"Mazzini's opinions were to me incredible, and (at once tragically and comically) impracticable in this world. She, too, even of Mazzini, gradually came to ..."

3. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"... real respect—and from the first dialogue, Mazzini's opinions were to me incredible, and (at once tragically and comically) impracticable in this world. ..."

4. United States in the World War by John Bach McMaster (1918)
"The Austrian note is, of course, matter for general quiet enjoyment, and the whole business can scarcely be taken tragically. The President this time has ..."

5. History of Friedrich the Second: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"A tragically great Event coming on. In July this year the Crown-Prince went with Papa on the Prussian Review-journey.1 Such attendance on Review- journeys, ..."

6. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"Our shipping lost all their boates, and above 100 seamen as is reported, and thus this great designe ended tragically, the French being so confident of the ..."

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