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Synonyms for tragedy

Synonyms for tragedy

an occurrence inflicting widespread destruction and distress

Synonyms for tragedy

drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance

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The Khojaly genocide is the most terrible tragedy ever experienced by a human being.
On the other hand, they have asked the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) to take sou moto notice of the Model Town tragedy, and order for constituting a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) for the probe into the tragedy.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was given a detailed briefing about Ahmedpur Sharqia oil tanker tragedy in Bahawalpur on Monday.
Part 1 of Hoxby's book is entitled "The Philosophy of the Tragic and the Poetics of Tragedy.
It should not have been a surprise, but because it was to Congress, it was a tragedy for representatives and senators.
This section examines revenge tragedy as a genre and the place of Kyd's play within it.
2) Socrates, because reason is the enemy of tragedy.
Neelam Krishnamoorthy, President of Association of the Victims of Uphr Tragedy (AVUT) who lost her two children to the tragedy, told ANI, "It has been 17 years since the tragedy struck but they are still awaiting justice.
I read the proposal Remnants of Tragedy with a renewed sense of admiration and also one of loss, both personal and intellectual.
Here, the researchers suggest, the tragedy equation doesn't apply.
APML Quaid Pervez Musharraf and Secretary General Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif expressed deep shock and grief over the loss of lives in Hussainabad plane crash tragedy that resulted death of 127 people onboard of the ill-fated plane.
That should go under the heading of a street clean-up, certainly not a tragedy.
The state provides all possible support to the victims of this tragedy and this will continue.
Henry, drawing on references from each of the four tragedies Bradley used in Shakespearean Tragedy (1st edn London: Macmillan, 1904).
God has a plan for us all, but where does tragedy fit into them?