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sarcasm

noun [U] uk   /ˈsɑː.kæz.əm/ us    /ˈsɑːr-/
the use of remarks that clearly mean the opposite of what they say, made in order to hurt someone's feelings or to criticize something in a humorous way: "You have been working hard," he said with heavy sarcasm, as he looked at the empty page.
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in Korean 빈정댐…
in Arabic تَهَكُّم, سُخْرِية…
in French sarcasme…
in Turkish gizli ve ince alay, dokunaklı söz, iğneleme…
in Italian sarcasmo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 諷刺,挖苦,嘲笑…
in Russian сарказм…
in Polish sarkazm…
in Spanish sarcasmo…
in Portuguese sarcasmo…
in German der Sarkasmus…
in Catalan sarcasme…
in Japanese 皮肉, いやみ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讽刺,挖苦,嘲笑…
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