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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics;

Usage examples (17)
  • Her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure
  • Compared to the farcical Polish "Duce" and his tragicomical blackshort minions, however, Szálasi's followers were far more fearsome.
  • The personalities Preston touches upon range from the flashy prosecutor Pier Luigi Vigna to the devastated mother of one of the victims to the tragicomical chain of...
  • Mr. Monicelli's 1959 movie "The Great War" tells the tragicomical story of two young Italians - played by Gassman and Alberto Sordi - who try to avoid going to the front... for more
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