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Definition of "tragicomical" []

  • Having the characteristics of a tragicomedy (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tragicomical" in a sentence
  • "Pearl left various tragicomical accounts of the long wide straight avenue driven through the center of Nanjing by the first bulldozer the city had ever seen."
  • "Billboards touting the film are a tragicomical tableau of the state of the state: the grinning narco in his cowboy hat and white suit standing alongside a fictional version of the real-life "El Pozolero," the infamous Stewmaker, who disposed of corpses in a 50-gallon drum of lye."
  • "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 during World War I."