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tragicomedy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a dramatic composition involving elements of both tragedy and comedy usually with the tragic predominating
2: a comedy with serious elements or overtones [syn: seriocomedy, tragicomedy]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle French tragicomedie, from Old Italian tragicomedia, from Old Spanish, from Latin tragicomoedia, from tragicus + comoedia comedy Date: circa 1580 a drama or a situation blending tragic and comic elements

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) 1 a a play having a mixture of comedy and tragedy. b plays of this kind as a genre. 2 an event etc. having tragic and comic elements. Derivatives: tragicomic adj. tragicomically adv. Etymology: F tragicomédie or It. tragicomedia f. LL tragicomoedia f. L tragico-comoedia (as TRAGIC, COMEDY)

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see tragi-comedy

Moby Thesaurus

Thalia, arlequinade, black comedy, broad comedy, burlesque, burletta, camp, comedie bouffe, comedie larmoyante, comedie rosse, comedietta, comedy, comedy ballet, comedy of humors, comedy of ideas, comedy of intrigue, comedy of manners, comedy of situation, comedy relief, comic muse, comic opera, comic relief, dark comedy, domestic comedy, exode, farce, farce comedy, genteel comedy, harlequinade, high camp, light comedy, low camp, low comedy, mime, musical, musical comedy, opera buffa, raw comedy, realistic comedy, romantic comedy, satyr play, sentimental comedy, situation comedy, slapstick, slapstick comedy



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