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Definition of "tragicomic" [tragicomic]

  • Of, pertaining to, or resembling tragicomedy in having both tragic and comic aspects. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tragicomic" in a sentence
  • "- What kind of tragicomic liar social climbs by pretending to be Irish?"
  • """ The Man Who '' is a kind of tragicomic variety show, in which dysfunction becomes both heartbreaking and hilarious."
  • "We can speculate, however, that the story of Pericles 'separation from and eventual reunion with wife and daughter was just the kind of tragicomic dream to give Shakespeare the chance to express, in a play, the sorts of feelings that a man might have in rejoining his wife and daughter after so long a separation."