Origin of tragicomedy
OTHER WORDS FROM tragicomedytrag·i·com·ic [traj-i-kom-ik], /ˌtrædʒ ɪˈkɒm ɪk/, trag·i·com·i·cal, adjectivetrag·i·com·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use tragicomedy in a sentence
The tragicomedy of U.S. politics is that we really do get the government we deserve.
Canada in the West has all races, and it was consistent of me to give a Chinaman of noble birth a part to play in the tragicomedy.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The distinctions between tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy, and romantic comedy often become barely discernible.
For a time it is mainly confined to romantic comedy, but it soon enters into tragedy and tragicomedy.
At the opening of the theatres, tragedy and tragicomedy took up their courses about where they had left off.
This tragicomedy, as Lamb called it, in two acts, is slighter than "Woodvil" and even less adapted to the stage.
British Dictionary definitions for tragicomedy
- a drama in which aspects of both tragedy and comedy are found
- the dramatic genre of works of this kind