Tragic in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Tragic

Causing great sadness or suffering. | Relating to tragedy in a literary work. | (in tabloid newspapers) Having been the victim of a tragedy.

Short Example Sentences for Tragic

  • 1. Nancy turned a tragic face to him. 🔊
  • 2. I hear the tragic note. 🔊
  • 3. She threw out her arms with a tragic gesture. 🔊
  • 4. Another page of this tragic chapter had opened before him. 🔊
  • 5. All are direfully tragic and splendidly spectacular. 🔊
  • 6. She made me think of some great tragic queen. 🔊
  • 7. Let folly also swell the tragic chorus. 🔊
  • 8. It was almost funny, in the most tragic parts. 🔊
  • 9. Among the shadows Mary had a moment of tragic mirth. 🔊
  • 10. O'Mino's tragic attitude lapsed. 🔊
  • 11. A Tragic Play of Church and Stage. 🔊
  • 12. Life in this wonderful valley was something in the nature of a tragic farce. 🔊
  • 13. So whenever I spied a Tragic Lady, I went another way. 🔊
  • 14. I've made an immense and tragic blunder. 🔊
  • 15. She would have looked tragic had it not been for her fixed, steady smile. 🔊
  • 16. The disturbing news of these tragic events reached London piecemeal. 🔊
  • 17. A boy's life is not all comedy; much of the tragic enters into it. 🔊
  • 18. He could not rid himself of the memory of Sanders' tragic death. 🔊

How to use Tragic in Sentences?

  • 1. Yet a section of the public seemed to find a source of humour in this tragic hunt. 🔊
  • 2. They were of a tragic and tremendous sort, and were performed with great energy and earnestness. 🔊
  • 3. To bring out her special powers something strange, wild, or tragic was required. 🔊
  • 4. There are passages in the Tragic overture that any composer might be proud to have written. 🔊
  • 5. Mrs. Wainwright tenderly supported his left elbow and cast a tragic glance round. 🔊
  • 6. Ghastly, a third-rate tragic actor, with a tremendous mouth, only one eye, and a very hungry look. 🔊
  • 7. Niobe weeping for her children was not so tragic a spectacle as she lamenting the ruin of plaster and paint that did not belong to her. 🔊
  • 8. For his son and hers it would simply be at its beginning, tragic in its boundless possibilities of shame. 🔊
  • 9. What made it beautiful was that one could feel in it a tragic suggestion as in a great work of art. 🔊
  • 10. He had patted her shoulder with a tragic apathy in his manner, and had said that the change would do her good. 🔊
  • 11. There was a horrible verity in this story that reminded me of some of the tragic fictions of Dante. 🔊
  • 12. The decayed bookseller assented by the careless, tragic gesture of a man already doomed to extinction. 🔊
  • 13. She left the room, leaning heavily on him, and once more covering her face with her handkerchief, in tragic style. 🔊
  • 14. At the outset it had builded the large covered passenger station upon the wharf there, whose tragic destruction we have already witnessed. 🔊
  • 15. Even Dominic failed me, his moral entity destroyed by what to him was a most tragic ending of our common enterprise. 🔊
  • 16. You'll have to deny a few things, of course, and swallow some humiliation; but don't get tragic over it. 🔊
  • 17. The young eyes so tragic in their youth, the beautiful mouth, sad in its firm curves, were strangely appealing. 🔊