tragicomedy - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] literature 

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/ˌtrædʒiˈkɒmədi/
singulartragicomedy
pluraltragicomedies
  1. a play, story, or situation that is both sad and humorous

derived word

tragicomic

 

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/ˌtrædʒiˈkɒmɪk/
adjective