ironical definition

  • adjective:
    • described as or constituting (any kind of) paradox.
    • directed at the usage irony; sarcastic.
    • Feigning ignorance; simulating lack of instruction or knowledge; displaying Socratic irony.
    • related to irony; containing, expressing, or described as, paradox.
    • dependent on the use of paradox; provided to paradox.
    • humorously sarcastic or mocking
    • characterized by usually poignant huge difference or incongruity between what is anticipated and just what really is
  • others:
    • Pretending lack of knowledge; simulating decreased instruction of real information. See irony, 1.
    • thus Conveying or comprising covert sarcasm; sarcastic under a significant or friendly pretense: since, an ironical go with.
    • dependent on irony; using disguised sarcasm: because, an ironical speaker.

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