tragedize

transitive verb

trag·​e·​dize
ˈtrajəˌdīz
-ed/-ing/-s
archaic
: to dramatize as a tragedy : make tragic

Word History

Etymology

tragedy + -ize

First Known Use

1593, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tragedize was in 1593

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“Tragedize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tragedize. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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