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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.
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