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Definition of tragicomic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    tragicomic

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌtrædʒiˈkɒmɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtrædʒiˈkɑːmɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1connected with plays that are both funny and sad The play is a tragicomic masterpiece.
  2. 2(of an event or situation) both funny and sad the tragicomic failure of his dreams