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tragedy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tragedy

  1. 1 a sudden violent event that brings about great loss or destruction the earthquake was only the latest in a series of tragedies for the city Synonyms of tragedy apocalypse, calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, debacle (also débâcle), disasterWords Related to tragedy bloodbath, collapse, crash, meltdown; Armageddon, doomsday, end-time; convulsion, paroxysm, upheaval; accident, casualty, fatality; misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap; blast, blow, double whammy, one-two (or one-two punch)Near Antonyms of tragedy godsend, manna, windfall

  2. 2 bad luck or an example of this it's the tragedy of many great artists not to be recognized for their genius until after they're dead Synonyms of tragedy adversity, ill, knock, misadventure, mischance, mishap, misfortuneWords Related to tragedy calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster; affliction, hardship, trial, tribulation, woe; distress, misery, suffering, unhappiness; defeat, failure, fizzle, nonsuccess; curse, evil, sorrow, trouble; accident, casualty; blow, body blow, disappointment, letdown, setback; circumstance, destiny, doom, fate, lot, portionNear Antonyms of tragedy break, chance, fluke, godsend, hit, opportunity, strike, stroke, windfall; accomplishment, achievement, successAntonyms of tragedy fortune, luck, serendipity


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