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Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
Barry Goldwater

Meaning of "tragically" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TRAGICALLY

tragically  [ˈtrædʒɪkəlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRAGICALLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tragically is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES TRAGICALLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of tragically in the English dictionary

The definition of tragically in the dictionary is in the manner of a tragic play. Other definition of tragically is in a way that is extremely sad, usually because it involves suffering and death.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRAGICALLY


chronologically
ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
etymologically
ˌetɪməˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
genealogically
ˌdʒiːnɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
histologically
ˌhɪstəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
ideologically
ˌaɪdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
immunologically
ɪˌmjʊnəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
logically
ˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
magically
ˈmædʒɪkəlɪ
morphologically
ˌmɔːfəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
neurologically
ˌnjʊərəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
ontologically
ˌɒntəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
pharmacologically
ˌfɑːməkəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
physiologically
ˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
psychologically
ˌsaɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
radiologically
ˌreɪdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
serologically
ˌsɪərəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
strategically
strəˈtiːdʒɪkəlɪ
surgically
ˈsɜːdʒɪkəlɪ
technologically
ˌtɛknəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ
topologically
ˌtɒpəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRAGICALLY

tragedian
tragedienne
tragedies
tragedy
tragelaph
tragelaphine
tragi
tragi-comic
tragic
tragic flaw
tragic irony
tragical
tragicalness
tragicomedy
tragicomical
tragicomically
tragopan
tragule
traguline
tragus

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRAGICALLY

actually
alphabetically
automatically
basically
clinically
critically
dramatically
drastically
economically
electronically
fantastically
historically
locally
periodically
physically
politically
practically
specifically
statistically
technically
typically

Synonyms and antonyms of tragically in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tragically» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRAGICALLY

Find out the translation of tragically to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tragically from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tragically» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

可悲
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

trágicamente
570 millions of speakers

English

tragically
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दुर्भाग्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مأساوي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трагически
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tragicamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘটনাবহুল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tragiquement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tragis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tragisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

悲劇的に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비극
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tragis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bi kịch
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துயரங்களுடன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करुणास्पदरीतीने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

trajik bir biçimde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tragicamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tragicznie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трагічно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tragic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τραγικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tragies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tragiskt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tragisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tragically

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRAGICALLY»

The term «tragically» is very widely used and occupies the 9.819 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRAGICALLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tragically

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10 QUOTES WITH «TRAGICALLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word tragically.
1
Aberjhani
Because Mr. Mandela's early opponents invested so many resources into distorting the true nature of his advocacy, the singular historic moment millions now celebrate could have been tragically lost to guerrilla decontextualization.
2
Ed Belfour
I just have a lot of respect for Terry and his family. He played without a mask, and his life was tragically ended. And it just means a lot to me to be up there with him and the other greats that have played that long.
3
Sylvia Browne
The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part.
4
Homaro Cantu
The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. In their country, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and the beauty of life. It's a reminder that life is almost overwhelmingly beautiful but that it is also tragically short.
5
Joelle Carter
I was almost tragically shy, like, clinically. I should've been admitted somewhere. I think my parents knew, but maybe they didn't think much about it. It's hard walking the Earth shy. You miss out on a lot.
6
Bill de Blasio
While this has been a private part of my family's life, it is now clear a media story will soon emerge. My father tragically ended his life while battling terminal cancer in 1979.
7
Andrew Davies
I always do like to write love stories, even if they end tragically.
8
Barry Goldwater
Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
9
John Guare
The life of a dancer is tragically short. What is remarkable about the New York City Ballet is that it makes us forget that. Because it keeps the ballet alive.
10
David Harsanyi
I believe that the war on drugs is a tragically misplaced use of resources - an immoral venture that produces far more suffering than it alleviates.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRAGICALLY»

Discover the use of tragically in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tragically and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Totally, tenderly, tragically: essays and criticism from a ...
Essays written over a period of thirty years evaluate the contributions of great filmmakers and noted critics, and address the question of whether movies can think
Phillip Lopate, 1998
2
Virtually Safe Cigarettes: Reviving an Opportunity Once ...
Cigarette smoking is risky.
Gio B. Gori, 2000
3
Butt Rot and Bottom Gas: A Glossary of Tragically ...
The English language is full of words that sound dirty, but aren't: words like cunctator (a procrastinator) and spotted dick (a traditional English dessert).Seventh-grade teacher Eric Groves has spent years listening to his students giggle ...
Eric Groves, 2007
4
Tragically I Was An Only Twin: The Comedy of Peter Cook
This collection ranges from Cook's first writing, at school and university, via Beyond The Fringe, with Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett and Jonathan Miller, his dualogues with Moore as Pete & Dud and Derek & Clive, and their brilliant TV series, ...
Peter Cook, William Cook, 2013
5
Reinventing Metal: The True Story of Pantera and the ...
It also presents the history of the jazz guitar and its great players. Easy to use and useful for players at various levels, this volume is a must-have reference for players looking to expand their jazz skillset.
Neil Daniels, 2013
6
Sea of Angels: A Tragically Short Story
Sea of Angels: A Tragically Short Story is a gritty tale enacted by Angelica Dellamare - a young girl who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father.
A. J. Macherone, 2006
7
The Best of the Tragically Hip
This superb import folio offers 15 of the band's best efforts to date, including complete scores for guitar and bass.
‎1995
8
My So-Called Life: The Tragically Normal Diary of Rachel Riley
Laugh-out-loud funny from beginning to end, this is a fresh new voice which will speak directly to teenagers everywhere. If Bridget Jones had kept a diary when she was a teenager, it is unlikely to have been this funny!
Joanna Nadin, 2007
9
The Tragically Hip: Day for Night
Titles are: Grace, Too * Daredevil * Greasy Jungle * Yawning or Snarling * Fire in the Hole * So Hard Done By * Nautical Disaster * Thugs * Inevitability of Death * Scared * An Inch an Hour * Emergency * Titanic Terrarium * Impossibilium.
Tragically Hip (Musical group), 1997
10
The Tragically Hip - Phantom Power
Titles are: Bobcaygeon * Chagrin Falls * Emperor Penguin * Escape Is at Hand for the Travellin' Man * Fireworks * Membership * Poets * The Rules * Save the Planet * Something On * Thompson Girl * Vapour Trails.
‎1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRAGICALLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tragically is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tragically Hip cap patriotic Canada Day
O Canada! It doesn't get much more patriotic than one of Canada's biggest rock bands - Kingston's The Tragically Hip - playing to a hometown-ish crowd on the ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
2
Montrose road crash woman dies tragically
A Montrose woman who was rushed to hospital after a collision on the Arbroath to Montrose Road on June 8 tragically died on Friday, June 12. Police Scotland ... «Montrose Review, Jun 15»
3
The Tragically Hip Extend "Fully and Completely Tour"
The Tragically Hip still have some dates left on their previously announced tour of Fully Completely, and now they have announced that they will continue to play ... «Exclaim!, Mar 15»
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Concert review: The Tragically Hip perform Fully Completely …
One of Gordon Downie's first lines on the Tragically Hip's 1992 watershed Fully Completely works as an acerbic directive for touring musicians: “Quickly, follow ... «Montreal Gazette, Feb 15»
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Hip leave 'em fully, completely satisfied
Gord Downie (left), lead singer of the Tragically Hip as they perform at the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines during their Fully and Completely tour. Tuesday Feb. «Niagara Falls Review, Feb 15»
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Review: Tragically Hip bring Fully Completely to life at MTS Centre
An enduring love for The Tragically Hip is the only thing that remains from a horrible relationship in my early 20s. I mention this only because the Hip played their ... «MetroNews Canada, Feb 15»
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Tragically Hip roll out the hits at Rexall Place
To stand up there night after night, year after year, decade after decade, and still look like they're having a blast is a testament of the rock 'n' roll spirit of the ... «Edmonton Sun, Feb 15»
8
Tragically Hip's guitarist: 'We were all reaching for the same thing'
Last year, the Tragically Hip commemorated their 1992 record Fully Completely not only with an artful box set, but a jigsaw puzzle too. In advance of the band's ... «The Globe and Mail, Feb 15»
9
Preview: Tragically Hip continues to stay outside the rock norm
Preview. Tragically Hip. When: Thursday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.. Where: Rexall Place. Tickets: $32.76 to $144.26, available from Ticketmaster ... «Edmonton Journal, Feb 15»
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Tragically Hip, completely satisfying
Lead singer of The Tragically Hip, Gordon Downie rocks the Scotiabank Saddledome in downtown Calgary, Alta. in Calgary, Alta. on Monday February 9, 2015. «Calgary Sun, Feb 15»

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