What is another word for Tragedies?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈad͡ʒədɪz] (IPA)

Tragedies, or a dramatic event that causes great suffering, can be expressed using various synonyms. One alternative is "disasters," which refers to any catastrophic event that results in loss, damage, or destruction. "Catastrophes" is another synonym that denotes an unexpected and terrible event. "Calamities" is a term that describes a sudden disaster or misfortune that can cause severe damage. "Mishaps" is a more casual term that means any unlucky or unfortunate accident or event. Lastly, "crises" indicates a situation that is suddenly intense or difficult and often affects large groups of people. All these synonyms help to describe different forms of tragedies that can occur in life.

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Usage examples for Tragedies

One day he had come to the cabin to ask if he might take for a little while a needle and thread, but when he got there, the conversation wandered to discussion of the writers and the Tragedies of the various nations and of their poets, and the needle and thread were forgotten.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
What fearful Tragedies are written in lines of blood upon every page of Russian history!
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Forethought could always prevent Tragedies....
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Tragedies

  • Tragedies are always discussed as if they took place in a void, but actually each tragedy is conditioned by its setting, local and global. The events of 11 September 2001 are not exception.
    Tariq Ali
  • Why, Sir, when I have anything to invent, I never trouble my head about it, as other men do; but presently turn over this Book, and there I have, at one view, all that Perseus, Montaigne, Seneca's Tragedies, Horace, Juvenal, Claudian, Pliny, Plutarch's lives, and the rest, have ever thought upon this subject: and so, in a trice, by leaving out a few words, or putting in others of my own, the business is done.
    George Villiers

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