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Satyr vs. Tragedy

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Satyrnoun

(Greek mythology) A male companion of Pan or Dionysus with the tail of a goat and a perpetual erection.

Tragedynoun

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.

Satyrnoun

(Roman mythology) A faun.

Tragedynoun

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

Satyrnoun

A lecherous man.

Tragedynoun

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

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Satyrnoun

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

Tragedynoun

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.’;

Satyrnoun

(obsolete) The orangutan.

Tragedynoun

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

Satyrnoun

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.’;

Tragedynoun

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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Satyrnoun

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.

Tragedynoun

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

Satyrnoun

The orang-outang.

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 , for the audience.

‘pain [that] awakens pleasure’;

Satyrnoun

man with strong sexual desires

Satyrnoun

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

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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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