tragicomical
adjective see tragicomic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tragicomical — adjective 1. manifesting both tragic and comic aspects the tragicomic disparity...between s man s aspirations and his accomplishments B.R.Redman • Syn: ↑tragicomic • Similar to: ↑sad • Derivationally related forms: ↑tragicomedy …   Useful english dictionary

  • tragicomical — See tragicomic. * * * …   Universalium

  • tragicomical — adjective Having the characteristics of a tragicomedy …   Wiktionary

  • tragicomical — tragi·comical …   English syllables

  • tragicomic tragicomical — humourous humourous adj. same as {humorous}; causing amusement or laughter. [Narrower terms: {bantering, facetious, tongue in cheek, witty ; {boisterous, knockabout, slapstick ; {buffoonish, clownish, zany}; {comic, comical, funny, laughable,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tragicomic — adjective 1. of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy (Freq. 2) a playwright specializing in tragicomic drama • Pertains to noun: ↑tragicomedy • Derivationally related forms: ↑tragicomedy • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thermodynamics — Annotated color version of the original 1824 Carnot heat engine showing the hot body (boiler), working body (system, steam), and cold body (water), the letters labeled according to the stopping points in Carnot cycle …   Wikipedia

  • bantering facetious tongue-in-cheek witty — humourous humourous adj. same as {humorous}; causing amusement or laughter. [Narrower terms: {bantering, facetious, tongue in cheek, witty ; {boisterous, knockabout, slapstick ; {buffoonish, clownish, zany}; {comic, comical, funny, laughable,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boisterous knockabout slapstick — humourous humourous adj. same as {humorous}; causing amusement or laughter. [Narrower terms: {bantering, facetious, tongue in cheek, witty ; {boisterous, knockabout, slapstick ; {buffoonish, clownish, zany}; {comic, comical, funny, laughable,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buffoonish clownish zany — humourous humourous adj. same as {humorous}; causing amusement or laughter. [Narrower terms: {bantering, facetious, tongue in cheek, witty ; {boisterous, knockabout, slapstick ; {buffoonish, clownish, zany}; {comic, comical, funny, laughable,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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