adverb see sardonic

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  • sardonically — adv. Sardonically is used with these verbs: ↑drawl, ↑reply …   Collocations dictionary

  • sardonically — sardonic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ grimly mocking or cynical. DERIVATIVES sardonically adverb sardonicism noun. ORIGIN French sardonique, from Greek sardonios of Sardinia , alteration of sardanios, used by Homer to describe bitter or scornful laughter …   English terms dictionary

  • sardonically — See sardonic. * * * …   Universalium

  • sardonically — adverb In a sardonic manner; cynically; mockingly; scornfully; sarcastically …   Wiktionary

  • sardonically — adv. cynically, mockingly, derisively, scornfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sardonically — sar·don·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • sardonically — See: sardonic …   English dictionary

  • sardonically — adverb in a sarcastic manner Ah, now we re getting at the truth, he interposed sarcastically • Syn: ↑sarcastically • Derived from adjective: ↑sardonic, ↑sarcastic (for: ↑sarcastically) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sardonic — sardonically, adv. sardonicism, n. /sahr don ik/, adj. characterized by bitter or scornful derision; mocking; cynical; sneering: a sardonic grin. [1630 40; alter. of earlier sardonian (influenced by F sardonique) < L sardoni(us) ( < Gk sardónios… …   Universalium

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