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sardonic

adjective uk   /sɑːˈdɒn.ɪk/  us   /sɑːrˈdɑː.nɪk/
showing little respect in a humorous but unkind way, often because you think that you are too important to consider or discuss a matter: a sardonic smile/look/comment
sardonically
adverb uk   /-ˈdɒn.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-ˈdɑː.nɪ.kəl.i/
Translations of “sardonic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 譏諷的,冷嘲的,輕蔑的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讥讽的,冷嘲的,轻蔑的…
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