a comedy drama, especially a television series made up of discrete episodes about the same group of characters, as members of a family.
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- situation ethics,
- situation room,
- situational irony,
- situational psychosis
Origin of situation comedy
First recorded in 1945–50
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(on television or radio) a comedy series involving the same characters in various day-to-day situations which are developed as separate stories for each episodeAlso called: sitcom
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