What is another word for tragically?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈad͡ʒɪkli] (IPA)

The word "tragically" usually refers to a situation that is very sad or unfortunate. Some of the synonyms for this word could be "dismally," "pathetically," "disastrously," "catastrophically," or "miserably." Each of these words adds a slightly different nuance to the meaning of "tragically." For instance, "dismally" might suggest a sense of gloom or hopelessness, while "pathetically" might suggest that the situation is especially pitiful or pathetic. "Catastrophically" tends to suggest a disaster of some sort (whether natural or human-made), while "miserably" could indicate that people are suffering greatly.

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Usage examples for Tragically

I've learned one thing, learned it tragically well in this life; and that is that one has just one chance really in this world with one person.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
We were young enough to take each other tragically.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
Instantly all those many little moments that he had had in that white room with that heavy-scented air crowded upon him and he remembered the smile that she had always given him and the way that her hair lay so tragically about the pillow.
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Tragically

  • 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.
    Ed Belfour
  • The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part.
    Sylvia Browne
  • We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there.
    Kevin Costner
  • 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
  • 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.
    John Guare

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