tragedienne

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tra·ge·di·enne

 (trə-jē′dē-ĕn′)
n.
A woman who performs tragic roles in the theater.

[French, feminine of tragédien, tragedian, from Old French tragedian, from tragedie, tragedy; see tragedy.]
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tragedienne

(trəˌdʒiːdɪˈɛn)
n
(Theatre) theatre an actress who specializes in tragic roles
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tra•ge•di•enne

(trəˌdʒi diˈɛn)

n.
an actress noted for performing tragic roles.
[1850–55; < French, feminine of tragédien tragedian]
usage: See -enne.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tragedienne - an actress who specializes in tragic rolestragedienne - an actress who specializes in tragic roles
actress - a female actor
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Translations

tragedienne

[trədʒiːdɪˈen] Ntrágica f, actriz f trágica
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tragedienne

n (= writer)Tragikerin f, → Tragödiendichterin f; (= actress)Tragödin f (geh), → Darstellerin ftragischer Rollen
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Quand Abderrahmane Benzidane a rencontre la comedienne Lynda Salam, tous les deux faisant partie du jury au festival national du theatre a Alger en 2011, Lynda evoquait son experience de femme artiste, et si elle ne deballait pas uniquement les souffrances de la gent feminine, son recit, nous dit Benzidane, prenait des allures tragediennes lorsqu'elle remettait a jour les pertes humaines qu'a du souffrir la scene theatrale algerienne.
Les tragediennes de l'Opera: de Rose Caron a Farm), Heldy, le feu sacre des cleesses du Palais Gamier, 1875-1939.
Indeed, Xirgu and Guerrero's importance as actresses lies far beyond their conspicuous roles as the grand tragediennes of the day, displaying in the public arena "what was publicly disallowed" and allowing the "representation of suffering and of desire" to function as "the first signs of resistance" (Booth, Stokes and Bassnett 9).