HyperDic: ironical

English > 2 senses of the word ironical:
ADJECTIVEallironical, ironiccharacterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
allironical, dry, ironic, wryhumorously sarcastic or mocking
ironical > pronunciation
Soundsayraa'nihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > ironical: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is.
Example "it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely"
Synonymironic
Broaderincongruouslacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
Spanishironic, irónico
Catalanirònic
Nounsironyincongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs
ironya trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs
English > ironical: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninghumorously sarcastic or mocking.
Example "an ironical smile"
Synonymsdry, ironic, wry
Broaderhumorous, humourousFull of or characterized by humor
Spanishirónico
Catalanirònic
Nounsironywitty language used to convey insults or scorn
Adverbsironicallyin an ironic manner

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