characteristic or suggestive of tragedy: tragic solemnity.
extremely mournful, melancholy, or pathetic: a tragic plight.
dreadful, calamitous, disastrous, or fatal: a tragic event.
of, pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of tragedy: the tragic drama.
acting in or writing tragedy: a tragic actor; a tragic poet.
the tragic, the element or quality of tragedy in literature, art, drama, etc.: lives that had never known anything but the tragic.
Also, tragical.

1535–45; < Latin tragicus < Greek tragikós of tragedy, equivalent to trág(os) goat + -ikos -ic

tragically, adverb
tragicalness, noun
hypertragic, adjective
hypertragical, adjective
hypertragically, adverb
nontragic, adjective
nontragical, adjective
nontragically, adverb
nontragicalness, noun
quasi-tragic, adjective
quasi-tragically, adverb
supertragic, adjective
supertragically, adverb
untragic, adjective
untragical, adjective
untragically, adverb
untragicalness, noun

2. distressing, pitiful.

1–3. comic. Unabridged
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tragic or tragical (ˈtrædʒɪk, ˈtrædʒɪkəl)
1.  of, relating to, or characteristic of tragedy
2.  mournful or pitiable: a tragic face
tragical or tragical
'tragically or tragical

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Word Origin & History

1540s, "calamitous, disastrous, fatal," shortened from tragical (late 15c.), modeled on L. tragicus, from Gk. tragikos "of or pertaining to tragedy," lit. "of or pertaining to a goat," and probably referring to a satyr impersonated by a goat singer or satyric actor (see
tragedy). Tragic flaw (1913) translates Gk. hamartia.
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Example sentences
It likely snapped, causing all aboard to tragically, be lost at sea.
There are still many places in our contemporary world where this is tragically
  not the case.
Tragically, commanders at the base did nothing to follow up on the report.
It's a yellowed husk of its pristine-white former self, tragically
  hefty-looking next to its slimmer, silver younger sibling.
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