situational irony

noun
irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended, so that the outcome is contrary to what was expected.
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Main Entry:  situational irony
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected, the difference between what is expected to happen and what actually does
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By some definitions, situational irony and cosmic irony are not irony at all.
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