comically


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com·i·cal

 (kŏm′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Provoking mirth or amusement; funny.
2. Of or relating to comedy.

com′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), com′i·cal·ness n.
com′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.comically - in a comical manner; "the tone was comically desperate"
Translations

comically

[ˈkɒmɪkəlɪ] ADVde manera cómica, graciosamente

comically

[ˈkɒmɪklɪ] advcomicamente, in modo buffo
References in classic literature ?
Your hair is becoming, and it looks very boyish and nice," returned Meg, trying not to smile at the curly head, which looked comically small on her tall sister's shoulders.
Sighs of the winds that blew over a little garden-tomb were mingled with them also, and both were audible to Lucie, in a hushed murmur--like the breathing of a summer sea asleep upon a sandy shore --as the little Lucie, comically studious at the task of the morning, or dressing a doll at her mother's footstool, chattered in the tongues of the Two Cities that were blended in her life.
I thought it was now time to end the scene, which was becoming too comically grave, so I went towards the door, simply saying, "Come, my friends, we have work to do.
and he turned away with an air so sorrowful and so comically piteous, that the king, who caught it, could not restrain a smile.
It reminds one comically of the traitorous little bell which in pigeon-fanciers', lofts notifies the return of a homer.
But she made no such suggestion; she only stood there with a dim, though not a languid smile, and with an effect of irresponsible, incompetent youth which was almost comically at variance with the faded facts of her person.
He looked rather older than his boyish portraits in the illustrated papers, as is the way of politicians; his flat, fair hair was touched with gray, but his face was almost comically round, with a Roman nose which, when combined with his quick, bright eyes, raised a vague reminiscence of a parrot.
I mean the man with comically ill-fitting clothes you saw running across the ploughed field.
He spoke so seriously in addressing Lebedeff, that his tone contrasted quite comically with that of the others.
The sight, unfortunately, was so comically apt in its illustration of the picture in her mind, the ruse was so transparent, that Katharine was seized with laughter.
Never a man to hide anything, some of his escapades became public, such as speeding, and of joy-rides in his big red motor-car down to San Jose with companions distinctly sporty--incidents that were narrated as good fun and comically in the newspapers.
They were still comically stiff-legged and bristly as they aloofly sniffed noses.