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adjective ironic pronunciation in American English /aɪˈrɑnɪk/

or ironical ironic pronunciation in American English /aɪˈrɑnɪk(ə)l/

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    an ironic event or situation is interesting and sometimes humorous, because it is the opposite of what you would expect

    an ironic twist of fate

    It's ironic that a government so concerned about law and order is disregarding an international treaty.

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