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very sad

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of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy

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He said politics on such tragic incidents was tantamount of funning violence and throwing salt on wounds of victims families.
Pauline Jones said: "RIP to this young man and condolences to the family but this is a tragic accident.
Tragic Media started as a digital agency with a primary focus on technical development within complex platform environments in 2009.
Four dancers and two musicians, in the roles of the tragic heroes and the chorus, will use their bodies to narrate the tragedy.
Their untimely and tragic death was not only a great loss to their countries, it was also a big loss for Pakistan as well.
Dawn Teasdale: "A very tragic story, sending love to all affected.
But de Boer's combination of a tragic vision with a commitment to Hegelian philosophy is quite original.
TRAGIC SCENE: A view of the Chevron refinery, at Pembroke Dock, west Wales where four workers were killed in what is being described a"tragic industrial accident
The common theme of the nine essays collected here is the reception of Nietzsche's notion of the tragic in 20th-century literature and film, starting with August Strindberg and Gabriele D'Annunzio and ending with Jean-Luc Godard's acclaimed film Prenom Carmen (1983).
He added: "Initial indications do not suggest anything other than this being a tragic accident, but I have to keep an open mind on this until a full investigation of the scene can be conducted.
So say these nine essays addressing the legacy of Nietzsche's theories of tragedy as a literary genre and of the tragic as an ontological concept.
In the edition of December 31, 2007, you carried the following two headlines: "Tragic cavers named today" (Page 5) and "McGee's tribute to tragic skipper" (Page 44).
THE recent dumping of a homeless patient on Skid Row that was caught on tape was roundly condemned by the city's police and politicians as inhumane and tragic.
The owners of a New York construction company with a history of safety violations are facing jail after admitting their liability in the tragic death of a worker.
It is a tragic journey and once in Canada, she and her family have no one on whom to rely.