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LampPro Tip 1/3
Emotional IntensityPlay
Used to express deep sadness and often a sense of shock or devastation. SlideThe community responded with a tragic sense of loss.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Not for TrivialPlay
Avoid using 'tragic' for minor sad events. It's for serious, often irreversible situations. SlideLosing a game isn't tragic, but losing a loved one is.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Not Always DeathPlay
While often related to death or suffering, 'tragic' can also describe situations of great misfortune. SlideHis career's tragic downfall was unexpected.