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TRAG'ICAL, adjective [Latin tragicus.]

1. Pertaining to tragedy; of the nature or character of tragedy; as a tragic poem; tragic play or representation.

2. Fatal to life; mournful; sorrowful; calamitous; as the tragic scenes of Hayti the tragic horrors of Scio and Missilonghi; the tragical fate of the Greeks.

3. Mournful; expressive of tragedy, the loss of life, or of sorrow.

I now must change those notes to tragic