Definition of tragedietta in US English:

tragedietta

noun

rare
  • A short (especially one-act) tragedy; a dramatic sketch about a tragic character or situation.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Figaro in London. From tragedy + -etta, after comedietta.

Pronunciation

tragedietta

/trəˌdʒiːdɪˈɛtə/