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tragicomedy

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌtrædʒ.ɪˈkɒm.ə.di/  us   /-ˈkɑː.mə-/
a (type of) play or story that is both sad and funny
tragicomic
adjective uk   /-ˈkɒm.ɪk/  us   /-ˈkɑː.mɪk/
Translations of “tragicomedy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 悲喜劇(作品)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悲喜剧(作品)…
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