Definición de sardonic en inglés:

sardonic

Saltos de línea: sar|don¦ic
Pronunciación: /sɑːˈdɒnɪk
 
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adjetivo

Grimly mocking or cynical: Starkey attempted a sardonic smile
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You can bet, though, that the Frenchman has allowed himself a sardonic smile.
  • I mean, he had a lot of sardonic, sarcastic things like that to say and to make fun of himself, and so forth.
  • The play has moments of sharp humour, mostly emanating from the sardonic Jean.
Sinónimos

Origen

mid 17th century: from French sardonique, earlier sardonien, via Latin from Greek sardonios 'of Sardinia', alteration of sardanios, used by Homer to describe bitter or scornful laughter.

Derivativos

sardonically

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • ‘Yes, it's too eclectic, that's the problem,’ he says sardonically.
  • It is moments like these that make the audience chuckle sardonically at these ignorant concepts, hitting home the realization of the tragic consequences that resulted from them.
  • Here he imagines a New Yorker sardonically addressing his weekend hostess.

sardonicism

Pronunciación: /-sɪz(ə)m/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Their implicit ferocity, however, has been tempered by humor, sardonicism, even understatement, yet the transforming anger of his decency and moral imperative informs everything between the lines.
  • With his trademark sardonicism, he reflected upon the elaborate systems of belief that provide meaning to human existence in general, and impetus for creative activity in particular.
  • The six-step breakbeat boogie combines with the suspicious brass of 50s cartoons and dazes Doom's creatures with its blatant sardonicism.

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