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farcical

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of farcical

  1. 1 causing or intended to cause laughter the farcical behavior of the troupe of circus clowns Synonyms of farcical antic, chucklesome, comedic, comic, comical, droll, funny, hilarious, humoristic, humorous, hysterical (also hysteric), killing, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, riotous, risible, screaming, sidesplitting, uproariousWords Related to farcical amusing, diverting, entertaining; clownish, knockabout, slapstick, slapsticky, zany; facetious, flip, flippant, pert, smart, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, snickery; jocular, playful, waggish; campy, jokey (also joky); priceless, rich, whimsical, witty, wry; blithesome, gleeful, jocose, jocund, jolly, jovial, laughing, mad, merry, mirthfulNear Antonyms of farcical earnest, grave, no-nonsense, sedate, serious, severe, sober, sobersided, solemn, somber (or sombre), staid, unsmiling, weighty; affecting, moving, poignant, touching, tragic (also tragical); lachrymose, mournful, sad, sorrowful, tearful, woefulAntonyms of farcical humorless, lame, unamusing, uncomic, unfunny, unhumorous, unhysterical

  2. 2 so foolish or pointless as to be worthy of scornful laughter the farcical routine that a person has to go through to get a refund from that company Synonyms of farcical absurd, cockamamy (or cockamamie), comical, derisive, derisory, ridiculous, laughable, ludicrous, pathetic, preposterous, risible, sillyWords Related to farcical asinine, brainless, dumb, fatuous, foolish, half-baked, half-witted, harebrained, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), inane, jerky, moronic, nonsensical, simpleminded, stupid, unwise, weak-minded, witless; balmy, cockeyed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dotty, insane, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, nutty, screwball, senseless, wacky (also whacky); fantastic (also fantastical), far-fetched, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unreal, unrealistic, unreasonable; illogical, irrationalNear Antonyms of farcical earnest, serious, solemn; believable, conceivable, credible, logical, rational, realistic, reasonable, sensible


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