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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being ludicrous or absurd; Also: The quality of being like a light, humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character

Usage examples (6)
  • He had risen and, despite the farcicality of Dr. Will
  • Power engendered in 10,000 instances of random error expands in electronic measures of statistical farcicality
  • Thus, when you saw the slave struggle, obedient to my signal, I thought the farcicality of his activity would be evident.
  • Swiftly after that episode the dream ticket farcicality escalated to the dowry negotiations and that is where it hit a brick wall. for more
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