Recent Examples of tragedian from the Web
Yes, a cast of eight — a big number for a straight play these days, with a big story to tell that evokes the style of such classic American tragedians as Eugene O'Neill and Tennessee Williams.
The name of the island is true to myth, which suggests that someone at DC Comics has been knuckling down to Herodotus and the Greek tragedians.
There was plenty of rich material here for tragedians to debate.
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Origin and Etymology of tragedian
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
TRAGEDIAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tragedian for English Language Learners
: a person who writes tragedies
: an actor who often plays tragic roles
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