Synonyms of tragedy in English:

tragedy


See definition of tragedy

noun

1‘the tragedy of his early death’

SYNONYMS
disaster, calamity, catastrophe, cataclysm, devastation, misfortune, misadventure, mishap, reverse, vicissitude, setback, trial, tribulation, affliction, blight, injury, adversity, sad event, serious accident
shock, blow
pain, sorrow, misery, distress, agony, unhappiness, sadness, disappointment
informal bummer
ANTONYMS

fortune, joy

2‘Shakespeare's tragedies’

SYNONYMS
tragic drama, drama, play
literary buskin
ANTONYMS

comedy