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1. tragic

adjective. ['ˈtrædʒɪk'] very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction.

Synonyms

  • sad

Antonyms

  • good
  • joyful

Etymology

  • τραγικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τράγος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Tragic Flaw

  • robertshaw
  • withdraw
  • redraw
  • mcgraw
  • mccraw
  • loblaw
  • foresaw
  • czeslaw
  • anspaugh
  • alspaugh
  • straw
  • mcgaw
  • mcgaugh
  • mcgagh
  • mccaw
  • macaw
  • inlaw
  • guffaw
  • eshbaugh
  • colaw
  • bashaw
  • ashbaugh
  • alpaugh
  • allbaugh
  • albaugh
  • traugh
  • spaw
  • spaugh
  • slaw
  • slaugh

Example sentences of the word tragic-flaw


1. Noun Phrase
The tragic flaw is a trait in the main character in the story that leads to her destruction.

2. Noun Phrase
A good quality taken to extreme, such as pride, can count as a tragic flaw.

3. Noun Phrase
Although the Greeks introduced the notion of the tragic flaw into their characters, Renaissance writers refined the idea.

2. flaw

noun. ['ˈflɔ'] an imperfection in an object or machine.

Synonyms

  • bug
  • fault
  • imperfection
  • imperfectness
  • defect
  • glitch
  • blister

Antonyms

  • good part
  • invulnerability
  • strength
  • power

3. flaw

verb. ['ˈflɔ'] add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective.

Synonyms

  • damage

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • good luck

4. flaw

noun. ['ˈflɔ'] an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness.

Synonyms

  • imperfection

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • absolve

5. flaw

noun. ['ˈflɔ'] defect or weakness in a person's character.

Synonyms

  • weakness
  • tragic flaw
  • failing

Antonyms

  • worthlessness
  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • advantage
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