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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.
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farcical

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

adjective
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Translations
مُضْحِك، سَخيف
grotesknísměšný
farceagtig
fáránlegur, fjarstæîukenndur

farcical

[ˈfɑːsɪkəl] ADJabsurdo, ridículo
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farcical

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

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

[ˈfɑːsɪkl] adjfarsesco/a, ridicolo/a
the trial was farcical → il processo fu una farsa
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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.
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Even when it was more farsical than dangerous, it makes no sense.
The long drawn-out scripts, most notably the farsical plot involving a Catherine Zeta Jones lookalike opening the local fete begs the question whether the programme has the quality to justify five episodes per week.