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tragicomedy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre, Literature
tragicomedytra‧gi‧com‧e‧dy /ˌtrædʒɪˈkɒmədi $ -ˈkɑː-/ noun (plural tragicomedies) [countable, uncountable]  APTALa play or a story that is both sad and funnytragicomic /ˌtrædʒɪˈkɒmɪk◂ $ -ˈkɑː-/ adjective
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tragicomedySo I watched the tragicomedy unfold before me and believed it.
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