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Satyr vs. Tragedy

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Satyr

In Greek mythology, a satyr (Greek: σάτυρος, translit. sátyros, pronounced [sátyros]), also known as a silenus or silenos (Greek: σειληνός seilēnós [seːlɛːnós]), is a male nature spirit with ears and a tail resembling those of a horse, as well as a permanent, exaggerated erection.
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Tragedy

Tragedy (from the Greek: τραγῳδία, tragōidia) is a genre of drama based on human suffering and, mainly, the terrible or sorrowful events that befall a main character. Traditionally, the intention of tragedy is to invoke an accompanying catharsis, or a "pain [that] awakens pleasure", for the audience.
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Satyr

Often Satyr Greek Mythology A woodland creature depicted as having the pointed ears, legs, and short horns of a goat and a fondness for unrestrained revelry.
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Tragedy

A drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially as a consequence of a tragic flaw, moral weakness, or inability to cope with unfavorable circumstances.
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Satyr

A licentious man; a lecher.
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Tragedy

The genre made up of such works.
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Satyr

A man who is affected by satyriasis. No longer in clinical usage.
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Tragedy

The art or theory of writing or producing these works.
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Satyr

Any of various satyrid butterflies having brownish wings marked with eyespots.
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Tragedy

A play, film, television program, or other narrative work that portrays or depicts calamitous events and has an unhappy but meaningful ending.
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Satyr

(Greek mythology) A sylvan deity or demigod, male companion of Pan or Dionysus, represented as part man and part goat, and characterized by riotous merriment and lasciviousness, sometimes pictured with a perpetual erection.
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Tragedy

A disastrous event, especially one involving distressing loss or injury to life
An expedition that ended in tragedy, with all hands lost at sea.
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Satyr

(Roman mythology) faun
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Tragedy

A tragic aspect or element.
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Satyr

(by extension) A lecherous man.
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Tragedy

A drama or similar work, in which the main character is brought to ruin or otherwise suffers the extreme consequences of some tragic flaw or weakness of character.
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Satyr

Any of various butterflies of the nymphalid subfamily Satyrinae, having brown wings marked with eyelike spots; a meadow brown.
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Tragedy

The genre of such works, and the art of producing them.
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Satyr

(obsolete) The orangutan.
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Tragedy

A disastrous event, especially one involving great loss of life or injury.
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Satyr

A sylvan deity or demigod, represented as part man and part goat, and characterized by riotous merriment and lasciviousness.
Rough Satyrs danced; and Fauns, with cloven heel,From the glad sound would not be absent long.
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Tragedy

A dramatic poem, composed in elevated style, representing a signal action performed by some person or persons, and having a fatal issue; that species of drama which represents the sad or terrible phases of character and life.
Tragedy is to say a certain storie,As olde bookes maken us memorie,Of him that stood in great prosperiteeAnd is yfallen out of high degreeInto misery and endeth wretchedly.
All our tragedies are of kings and princes.
Tragedy is poetry in its deepest earnest; comedy is poetry in unlimited jest.
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Satyr

Any one of many species of butterflies belonging to the family Nymphalidæ. Their colors are commonly brown and gray, often with ocelli on the wings. Called also meadow browns.
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Tragedy

A fatal and mournful event; any event in which human lives are lost by human violence, more especially by unauthorized violence.
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Satyr

The orang-outang.
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Tragedy

An event resulting in great loss and misfortune;
The whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity
The earthquake was a disaster
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Satyr

Man with strong sexual desires
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Tragedy

Drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity
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Satyr

One of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns
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