Synonyms & Antonyms : Tragedy





Tragedy



( Noun )


The
tragedy in this drama is the talk of the town.

Synonyms:

Misfortune

Disaster

Affliction

Adversity

Calamity

Catastrophe

Contextual Examples:

It was great
misfortune for India to lose Mrs. Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984.

It was treated by the people as a national
disaster.

The country was
afflicted by a wave of violence for a few days. It seemed some great calamity had befallen the country.

The leader’s assassination proved to be a great
catastrophe.


Antonyms:

Farce

Happiness

Joy

Prosperity

Success

Comedy

Humor

Drama

Contextual Examples:

The dialogue between India and Pakistan for the resumption of trade proved to be a
farce.

He didn’t appreciate the
comedy of the situation.

He has a good sense of
humor.

A thing of beauty is a
joy forever.

Material
prosperity is what he needs at present.

His
success in this board exam is a great surprise to all of us.




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