Examples of tragicomedy in a Sentence
The play is a tragicomedy about a man's search for love.
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What would the greatest musical satirist of his generation, who approaches nearly every subject obliquely, say about Donald Trump, a figure more ripe than any other for his dark humor and tragicomedy?
Few would dare, at this point, to guess what the next act in the national tragicomedy will be.
The individual elements of Derek McLane’s scenic design for the New Group’s tragicomedy are, for the most part, perfectly effective, such as the upstage wall of windows that evoke endless opportunities for eavesdropping.
In a bit of tragicomedy typical of this novel, Anjum becomes a media celebrity, a favorite of journalists and filmmakers who want to expose the plight of hijras.
That beloved AIDS-era tragicomedy generated Tony recognition for lead actor and two-time previous Tony winner Christian Borle, featured actors Andrew Rannells and Brandon Uranowitz, and featured actress Stephanie J. Block.
The comedian has instead opted to do new projects, like the tragicomedy Horace and Pete, which recently won a Peabody award.
The Book in paperback Tuesday for those still clinging to Whedon’s geeky tragicomedy about a wannabe supervillain.
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Origin and Etymology of tragicomedy
First Known Use: circa 1580See Words from the same year
TRAGICOMEDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tragicomedy for English Language Learners
: a play, movie, situation, etc., that is both sad and funny
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