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.
amplify, overstate, exaggerate, execute, overdo, show, perform, splash, burlesque, produce, present, act, enact, stage, playact, melodramatize
- tragic flaw,
- tragic hero,
- tragic irony
Also especially British, trag·e·dise.
Origin of tragedize
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