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ironical

[ahy-ron-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, exhibiting, or characterized by irony or mockery: an ironical compliment; an ironical smile.
2.
using or prone to irony: an ironical speaker.

Origin:
1570–80; ironic + -al1

ironically, adverb
ironicalness, noun
nonironical, adjective
nonironically, adverb
nonironicalness, noun
semi-ironical, adjective
semi-ironically, adverb
unironical, adjective
unironically, adverb


1, 2. sarcastic, sardonic.
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ironical

adjective
1. characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is; "madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker"; "it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely" [syn: ironic
2. humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit" [syn: dry
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