Synonyms for tragedy

Synonyms for (noun) tragedy

Synonyms: tragedy

Definition: drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity

Similar words: drama

Definition: the literary genre of works intended for the theater

Synonyms: tragedy, calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster

Definition: an event resulting in great loss and misfortune

Usage: the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity; the earthquake was a disaster

Similar words: misfortune, bad luck

Definition: unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event

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