HyperDic: tragicomedy

English > 2 senses of the word tragicomedy:
NOUNcommunicationtragicomedya dramatic composition involving elements of both tragedy and comedy usually with the tragic predominating
communicationtragicomedy, seriocomedya comedy with serious elements or overtones
English > tragicomedy: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA dramatic composition involving elements of both tragedy and comedy usually with the tragic predominating.
Broadertragedydrama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance
Spanishtragicomedia
Catalantragicomèdia
Adjectivestragicomicof or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy
tragicomicalhaving pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics / characteristics
tragicomicalmanifesting both tragic and comic aspects
English > tragicomedy: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA comedy with serious elements or overtones.
Synonymseriocomedy
Broadercomedylight and humorous drama with a happy ending
Spanishseriocomedy, tragicomedia
Catalanseriocomedy, tragicomèdia
Adjectivestragicomicalhaving pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics / characteristics
tragicomicalmanifesting both tragic and comic aspects

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