Tragi-comic Trag`i-com"ic, Tragi-comical Trag`i-com"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. tragi-comique.] Of or pertaining to tragi-comedy; partaking of grave and comic scenes. -- {Trag`-com"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Julian felt toward him that tragi-comic sensation which makes us pity the object which excites it not the less that we are somewhat inclined to laugh amid our sympathy. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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