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Spell tragedy with -g- in the middle.tragedy began in ancient Greece.
Definition of tragedy
noun (plural tragedies)
- the dramatic genre represented by tragedy:Greek tragedyCompare with comedy.
late Middle English: from Old French tragedie, via Latin from Greek tragōidia, apparently from tragos 'goat' (the reason remains unexplained) + ōidē 'song, ode'. Compare with tragic