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farcical Syllabification: far·ci·cal
Pronunciation: /ˈfärsək(ə)l/

Definition of farcical in English:


Of or resembling a farce, especially because of absurd or ridiculous aspects: a farcical tangle of events
More example sentences
  • In some areas closures are already beginning to affect the quality of treatment, producing some farcical situations.
  • Lots of farcical situations arise, which it would be unsporting to divulge.
  • Don't take the spotlight off this farcical situation until the offenders are arrested.
senseless, pointless, useless;
informal crazy, daft
madcap, zany, slapstick, comic, comical, clownish, amusing;
hilarious, uproarious
informal wacky


Pronunciation: /ˌfärsəˈkalədē/
Example sentences
  • But the mix of disco, garage, and pure farcicality provides some of the most insanely catchy tunes of the year.
Pronunciation: /ˈfärsək(ə)lē/
Example sentences
  • It took the greatest film ever made and trashed it in a way that was on one level farcically stupid and on another level absolutely unforgivable.
  • There is too much mugging, too many knowing nods and winks to the audience, something which starts to feel more cloyingly tragic than farcically comic.
  • It's not just bad and wrong - it's farcically, historically disastrous.
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