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English adjective: tragicomic

1. tragicomic of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy


SamplesA playwright specializing in tragicomic drama.


Domain categorydrama

2. tragicomic manifesting both tragic and comic aspects


SamplesThe tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments.


Synonymstragicomical


Similarsad


Antonymsglad

3. tragicomic having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics


SamplesHer life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure.


Synonymstragicomical


Similarhumorous, humourous


Antonymshumorless, humourless, unhumorous









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