farcical


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far·ci·cal

 (fär′sĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to farce.
2.
a. Resembling a farce; ludicrous.
b. Ridiculously clumsy; absurd.

far′ci·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), far′ci·cal·ness n.
far′ci·cal·ly adv.

farcical

(ˈfɑːsɪkəl)
adj
1. ludicrous; absurd
2. (Theatre) of or relating to farce
ˌfarciˈcality, ˈfarcicalness n
ˈfarcically adv

far•ci•cal

(ˈfɑr sɪ kəl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or of the nature of farce.
2. resembling farce; ludicrous; absurd.
[1710–20]
far`ci•cal′i•ty, far′ci•cal•ness, n.
far′ci•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.farcical - broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"
humorous, humourous - full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"

farcical

adjective
1. ludicrous, ridiculous, diverting, absurd, preposterous, laughable, nonsensical, derisory, risible a farcical nine months' jail sentence
2. comic, funny, amusing, slapstick, droll, custard-pie from farcical humour to deepest tragedy

farcical

adjective
Translations
مُضْحِك، سَخيف
grotesknísměšný
farceagtig
fáránlegur, fjarstæîukenndur

farcical

[ˈfɑːsɪkəl] ADJabsurdo, ridículo

farcical

[ˈfɑːrsɪkəl] adj [situation, scene, circumstances] → grotesque

farcical

adj (Theat) → possenhaft; (fig: = absurd) → absurd, grotesk

farcical

[ˈfɑːsɪkl] adjfarsesco/a, ridicolo/a
the trial was farcical → il processo fu una farsa

farce

(faːs) noun
1. a (kind of) comic play in which both the characters and the events shown are improbable and ridiculous. The play is a classic farce.
2. any funny or stupid situation in real life. The meeting was an absolute farce.
farcical (ˈfaːsikəl) adjective
completely ridiculous, and therefore usually humorous. The whole idea was farcical.
References in classic literature ?
The world in general looks upon the college duels as very farcical affairs: true, but considering that the college duel is fought by boys; that the swords are real swords; and that the head and face are exposed, it seems to me that it is a farce which had quite a grave side to it.
In the case of the drama, things are a little better: the theatre-going public like the obvious, it is true, but they do not like the tedious; and burlesque and farcical comedy, the two most popular forms, are distinct forms of art.
Now, if the farcical puppet of a chief magistrate in the Sandwich Islands be allowed the title of King, why should it be withheld from the noble savage Mehevi, who is a thousand times more worthy of the appellation?
But therein lies the horror of it all--that, however mean and farcical my accusations may be, they are none the less TRUE.
With perfectly farcical unexpectedness he yelled shrilly: "Oh, you deceitful wretch
The Sun was full of the most solemn matters treated in the most farcical way.
Am I such a farcical bungler, Watson, that I should erect an obvious dummy, and expect that some of the sharpest men in Europe would be deceived by it.
The gold-headed cane is farcical considered as an acknowledgment to me; but happily I am above mercenary considerations.
The conversation was becoming rather a farcical dissertation upon the relations that should obtain between states, irrespective of size, when it was broken off by a cry from Tambi, who, with another lantern hanging overside at the end of his arm had made a discovery.
Lastly, in the concluding decade of the sixteenth century, came a series of realistic stories depicting chiefly, in more or less farcical spirit, the life of the poorer classes.
That science is farcical and therefore I am not serious.
We called at some more places with farcical names, where the merry dance of death and trade goes on in a still and earthy atmosphere as of an overheated catacomb; all along the formless coast bor- dered by dangerous surf, as if Nature herself had tried to ward off intruders; in and out of rivers, streams of death in life, whose banks were rotting into mud, whose waters, thickened into slime, invaded the contorted man- groves, that seemed to writhe at us in the extremity of an impotent despair.