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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tragedies (0.01265 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Tragedies.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: tragedy dukacerita
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tragedy tragedy n 1: an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; “the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity”; “the earthquake was a disaster” [syn: calamity, catastrophe, disaster, cataclysm] 2: drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity [ant: comedy]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tragedies Tragedy \Trag"e*dy\, n.; pl. Tragedies. [OE. tragedie, OF. tragedie, F. trag['e]die, L. tragoedia, Gr. ?, fr. ? a tragic poet and singer, originally, a goat singer; ? a goat (perhaps akin to ? to gnaw, nibble, eat, and E. trout) + ? to sing; from the oldest tragedies being exhibited when a goat was sacrificed, or because a goat was the prize, or because the actors were clothed in goatskins. See Ode.] [1913 Webster] 1. A dramatic poem, composed in elevated style, representing a signal action performed by some person or persons, and having a fatal issue; that species of drama which represents the sad or terrible phases of character and life. [1913 Webster] Tragedy is to say a certain storie, As olde bookes maken us memorie, Of him that stood in great prosperitee And is yfallen out of high degree Into misery and endeth wretchedly. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] All our tragedies are of kings and princes. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] tragedy is poetry in its deepest earnest; comedy is poetry in unlimited jest. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. A fatal and mournful event; any event in which human lives are lost by human violence, more especially by unauthorized violence. [1913 Webster]


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