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Tragedy (frae the Greek: τραγῳδία, tragōidia[lower-alpha 1]) is a form o drama based on human sufferin that invokes in its audience an accompanyin catharsis or pleasur in the viewin.

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  1. Middle Inglis tragedie < Middle French tragedie < Laitin tragoedia < Auncient Greek: τραγῳδία, tragōidia[1]

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  1. Klein, E (1967), "Tragedy", A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, II L–Z, Elsevier, p. 1637