tragedize

[ traj-i-dahyz ]
/ ˈtrædʒ ɪˌdaɪz /

verb (used with object), trag·e·dized, trag·e·diz·ing.

to make tragic; imbue with the aspects of tragedy: a story tragedized by calamity and loss of hope.
Also especially British, trag·e·dise.

Origin of tragedize

First recorded in 1585–95; traged(y) + -ize
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